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 ICL - Soviet Union (Former~) - Constitution
The Soviet state is organized and functions on the principle of democratic centralism, namely the electiveness of all bodies of state authority from the lowest to the highest, their accountability to the people, and the obligation of lower bodies to observe the decisions of higher ones.
A Deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR may not be prosecuted, or arrested, or incur a court-imposed penalty, without the sanction of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR or, between its sessions, of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.
The Procurator-General of the USSR is appointed by the Supreme Soviet of the USSR and is responsible and accountable to it and, between sessions of the Supreme Soviet, to the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.
www.oefre.unibe.ch /law/icl/r100000_.html   (10400 words)

 Soviet Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Russia was by far the largest Republic the Soviet Union dominating in nearly all land area population economic output and political The territory of the Soviet Union also and in its most recent times approximately to that of the late Imperial Russia with notable exclusions of Poland and Finland.
Soviet Union joined the League of Nations in 1934 but was expelled in 1939 amid the start of the Winter War.
Soviet foreign policy played a major role the tenor of international relations for nearly four decades and the Union had official relations with the majority the nations of the world by the 1980s.
www.freeglossary.com /Soviet_Union   (1862 words)

 Soviet Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991, and the successor states are a collection of 15 countries commonly dubbed, 'the former Soviet Union'.
Another contributing factor was the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in December 1979.
After the dissolution of the Soviet Union on December 25, 1991, Russia claimed to be the legal successor to the Soviet state on the international stage.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Union_of_Soviet_Socialist_Republics   (7261 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The geographic boundaries of the Soviet Union varied with time, but after the last major territorial annexations of the Baltic States, eastern Poland, Bessarabia, and certain other territories during World War II, from 1945 until dissolution the boundaries approximately corresponded to those of late Imperial Russia, with the notable exclusions of Poland and Finland.
Established by four Soviet Socialist Republics, the USSR grew to contain 15 constituent or union republics by 1956: Armenian SSR, Azerbaijan SSR, Byelorussian SSR, Estonian SSR, Georgian SSR, Kazakh SSR, Kyrgyz SSR, Latvian SSR, Lithuanian SSR, Moldavian SSR, Russian SFSR, Tajik SSR, Turkmen SSR, Ukrainian SSR, and Uzbek SSR.
Although it has been debated whether the Soviet Union had the intention of invading Nazi Germany once it was strong enough, Germany itself broke the treaty and invaded the Soviet Union in 1941.
www.gamecheatz.net /games.php?title=Soviet_Union   (7225 words)

 Afghanistan: Lessons from the Last War
The Soviet reservists, who comprised the majority of the troops initially sent in, were pulled into full-scale combat operations against the rebels, while the regular Afghan army was often unreliable because of the desertions and lack of discipline.
The Soviet troops also suffered from the confusion about their goals—the initial official mission was to protect the PDPA regime; however, when the troops reached Kabul, their orders were to overthrow Amin and his regime.
Criticism of the Soviet policy of national reconciliation in Afghanistan and analysis of general failures of the Soviet military mission there is presented in Colonel Tsagolov’s letter to USSR Defense Minister Dmitry Yazov of August 13, 1987.
www.gwu.edu /~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB57/soviet.html   (2702 words)

 Soviet History Prelim Reading List
The following is a reasonable although not exhaustive list of works that can provide a good coverage of the history of Russia and the Soviet Union after 1917.
The list does not include useful novels, memoirs, and other primary sources, and students are encouraged to obtain a copy of the syllabus for History 328, which does include these items.
Davies, R.W., The Socialist Offensive: The Collectivization of Soviet Agriculture, 1929-30, 1980.
www.econ.uiuc.edu /~koenker/prelim-soviet.html   (1218 words)

 Orders and Medals of the Republics - The Soviet Military Awards Page Forum
I've noticed that a lot of former republics had their own medals or variations on soviet medals.
I was wondering if all the republics had their own awards or variations on the soviet awards, or just some of the republics?
Stalin sought to create a "Soviet Man" instead of protecting and codifying the unique nature of the component nations within the Soviet state.
www.soviet-awards.com /forum/showthread.php?t=331   (284 words)

 Soviet posters 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
This officer, hero of the Soviet Union, commands the border patrol troops.
The national anthems of the Latvian Republic and the [former] Soviet Union, in both Latvian and Russian languages.
1260b/ The Central Committee of the Communist Party and the Soviet Government are counting on the fact that the scientists and the scientific-technical intelligence [it is a social layer] of the country will accept the Party's plans close to the heart.
posters.nce.buttobi.net /listy/russ1.htm   (1582 words)

 Johnson's Russia List #6406 - Soviet Chic, Berdy/ New Russians, Yeltsin, Poll/ Georgia, ORT Review, Alcohol, Iran, ...
Zhiguli, named after the Soviet Union’s cheapest beer, was one of the most popular bars in the 1980s, a place where non-party youth could drink, as long as they could afford a five-rouble entrance bribe to the bouncer.
A decade after the collapse of communism, the Russians are yearning nostalgically for the foibles and frustration, the slogans and stupidities of a system that was built on fear, ran on hypocrisy and fell apart amid cynicism and ridicule.
But with the chaos surrounding the collapse of the Soviet Union, organised crime flourished with the weak state powerless to resist, seizing control of the fragile banking sector and collaborating with the Soviet nomenklatura (bureaucrats) to pillage state assets.
www.cdi.org /russia/johnson/6406.htm   (10186 words)

This core list of fifty-four English-language books in the field of library science is intended to guide the Soros Library Network in purchasing materials to support LIS programs in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet republics.
Because this is a core list of books about libraries and librarianship, "tools of the trade"--such as directories of publishers or subject heading lists--are omitted.
The criterion of global relevancy, however, means that this list omits texts on legal matters such as federal copyright law or libraries in the American political process.
www.library.uiuc.edu /lsx/corelist/soros_lis.html   (2702 words)

 Russia and the Former Soviet Republics Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Russia and the Former Soviet Republics Historical Maps
Soviet Union - Comparative Soviet Nationalities by Republic 1989 (249K)
Soviet Union - Muslim Population, 1979 1981 (179K)
www.lib.utexas.edu /Libs/PCL/Map_collection/commonwealth.html   (838 words)

 MissileThreat :: News Archive: Former Soviet Republics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Ishim project is based on research and development conducted by the Soviet Union during the late 1980s and early 1990s as part of its “anti-SDI” program.
Ryazhskikh noted that after the fall of the Soviet Union, “Up to 40 per cent of the companies involved in cooperation in producing strategic missiles stayed in Ukraine.
Georgia is preparing a test of its S-125 air defense systems, inherited from the Soviet Union, according to a report by the Russian Interfax news agency.
www.missilethreat.com /news/former_soviet_republics.html   (3301 words)

 State prizes of Soviet Republics - The Soviet Military Awards Page Forum
It's a Russian Federation State prize medal from the Soviet period, but I haven't seen one before.
The ones from Tadjik SSR listed and the one I have from Estonian SSR are serial numbered.
I don't know enough latvian to translate but having lived near Riga for a year it is definitely Latvian Language.
www.soviet-awards.com /forum/showthread.php?t=3148   (266 words)

 Slavic Cataloging Manual: Index
Classification of Literature for Special Languages of the Former Soviet republics
List of Headings for Jurisdiction in the former Soviet Union
List of Headings for Jurisdictions in Russia (Federation)
www.indiana.edu /~libslav/slavcatman/slindex.html   (225 words)

 History / Former Soviet Republics & Siberia
The Newly Independent States of Eurasia: Handbook of Former Soviet Republics
Life After the Soviet Union : The Newly Independent Republics of Transcaucus and Central Asia (Suny Series in Global Politics)
Nationalism in Uzbekistan: A Soviet Republic's Road to Sovereignty
www.stavar.i.se /bookstore/History_For.html   (1087 words)

 Greenwood Publishing Group : The Union Republics in Soviet Diplomacy
Greenwood Publishing Group : The Union Republics in Soviet Diplomacy
A Study of Soviet Federalism in the Service of Soviet Foreign Policy
List Price: $77.95 0-313-24368-9 Pages: 228 Publication: 2/22/1984
www.greenwood.com /books/printFlyer.aspx?sku=ASUP   (94 words)

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