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Soviet Union: The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics abbreviated to USSR and SU or shortened to the Soviet Union, was a Marxist–Leninist state on the Eurasian continent that existed between 1922 and 1991. It was governed as a single-party state by the Communist Party with Moscow as its capital. A union of multiple subnational Soviet republics, its government and economy were highly centralized.
- also known as Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR, Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik
- founded on (92 years ago)
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- "Soviet Union" a.k.a. "The Soviet Union" is a book by Ronald J. Hill.
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by Reagan, Ronald
The Soviet Union is a key actor in this situation. You sell arms to both sides. If the Soviet Union...
Delivering Policy Reform (2011)
Anchoring Significant Reforms in Turbulent Times by Evert A. Lindquist, Sam Vincent, John Wanna
The Soviet Union is an adversary. Our enemy is the United States Navy.' As this quote illustrates, in many instances, we often find enormous amounts of tension across public institutions, where you might assume from a distance that because ...
The More Developed Realm (2013)
A Geography of Its Population by Glenn T. Trewartha
LYDOLPH University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, USA Introduction The Soviet Union is a relatively new country but it occupies the territory put ...
All these changes do not mean that conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union is a thing of the past. It certainly does not mean that military force will become a virtual nonplayer in the relations between nations. What it does mean, ...
Document and Studies for the Social History of Mathematics in the 20th Century by Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze
The relation of Rockefeller philanthropy to mathematics and mathematicians in the Soviet Union is a particularly important topic because it concerns social conditions on many levels: political, cultural, linguistic. It is also an instructive parallel to ...
by Shatrughna P. Sinha
The Soviet Union, by virtue of its enormous size, dominates the politico-geographical map of the world. From the Baltic Sea to the Pacific Ocean, and from the shores of the Arctic Ocean to the borders of Iran, the USSR.
Dictionary of Wars (2013)
by George Childs Kohn
The Soviet Union, used to governing Czechoslovakia and its other satellites rigidly, was alarmed, and a Soviet'Czech conference was held in the Slovak town of Cierna (July 29—August 1, 1968), from which the Soviet officials departed ...
The War against Germany and Italy by Anne Sharp Wells
During the period between the August 1939 agreement and the start of the war, the two countries cooperated economically, while the Soviet Union moved to formalize its interests in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland, eastern Poland, and ...
by James Ciment
The Cold War¦a term coined by journalist and scholar Walter Lippmann in 1947¦ refers to the forty-five-year-long confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union that began at the end of World War II and ended with the collapse of ...
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