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  Union of Soviet Socialist Republics — Infoplease.com
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: The Gorbachev Era - The Gorbachev Era Brezhnev died in 1982 and was replaced by Yuri Andropov, the recent head of the...
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: The Brezhnev Era - The Brezhnev Era In a well-prepared and bloodless move by CPSU leaders, Khrushchev was ousted from...
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: The Khrushchev Era - The Khrushchev Era The death of Stalin on Mar. 5, 1953, ushered in a new era in Soviet history.
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  Union of Soviet Socialist Republics - MSN Encarta
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Russian Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik), the original Communist dictatorship, the West’s principal adversary in the post-1945 hostility of the Cold War, and a dominant force in international affairs until its collapse in 1991.
The Soviet Union was formed in December 1922 as a federal union of the RSFSR and those neighboring areas under its military occupation or ruled by branches of the communist movement.
The Soviet Union, as heir to the former territory of the Russian Empire, was exceptionally diverse in its national composition.
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 Soviet Union   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The formation of the Soviet Union was the culmination of the 1917 Russian Revolution, which overthrew Tsar Nicholas II, and later the Bolshevik victory in the Russian Civil War from 1918-1920.
The Soviet Union was established in December 1922 as the union of the Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, and Transcaucasian Soviet republics ruled by Bolshevik parties.
The Soviet Union occupied the eastern portion of the European continent and the northern portion of the Asian continent.
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 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
Article 36 of the Soviet constitution of 1977 enshrined citizens’ right to use their mother tongues “and the languages of the other peoples of the USSR.” In fact, the Russian language was advantaged, though not to the exclusion of others.
The Soviet Union had no official state language, but Russian was the preferred language of government and economics, the sole language of military command, and the medium of communication within the CPSU.
The Soviet Union screened schoolchildren to find talented athletes at an early age, sometimes as young as five or six; those selected for competitive sports were sometimes sent to special schools for that purpose.
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 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Soviet industry was owned and managed by the state, and agricultural land was divided into state farms, collective farms, and small, privately held plots.
Soviet foreign policy, long hampered by the hostility of the nations of Europe and America and by pervasive mutual distrust, was carried out first by Georgi Chicherin and from 1930 by Maxim M. Litvinov.
In the technological race between the Soviet Union and the West (principally the United States), the USSR exploded (1953) a hydrogen bomb; announced (1957) the development of intercontinental ballistic missiles; orbited (1957) the first artificial earth satellite (called Sputnik); and in 1961 sent Yuri Gagarin in the first manned orbital flight.
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 Soviet Union - Article about Soviet Union
The USSR was created and expanded as a union of Soviet republics formed within the territory of the Russian Empire abolished by the Russian Revolution of 1917 followed by the Russian Civil War of 1918-1920.
The Soviet Union became the primary model for future Communist states during the Cold War; the government and the political organization of the country were defined by the only permitted political party, the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
The Soviet Union was established in December 1922 as the union of the Russian (colloquially known as Bolshevist Russia), Ukrainian, Belarusian, and Transcaucasian Soviet republics ruled by Bolshevik parties.
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 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics - MSN Encarta
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Russian, Soyuz Sovyetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik), former multinational federal state of European and Asian peoples, established as a result of the Russian Revolution of November 1917, on the territory of the former Russian Empire.
Chronologically, Soviet history began on November 7, 1917, when the Russian Revolution culminated in the assumption of state power by the Congress of Soviets, led by the Bolshevik party under Lenin.
By its terms the separation of Ukraine, Poland, and the Baltic states from the Soviet Union was recognized, and the Soviet government was compelled to pay heavy indemnities to Germany.
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 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics - Conservapedia
As a matter of fact, not one protest was sent by the Department of State against the Soviet Union despite her absorption of Sinkiang and Outer Mongolia, while at the same time, Japan was censured for stationing troops in China.
The Soviet Union eventually imploded after a series of economic and political reforms known as Glasnost and perestroika introduced by the last Chairman of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU), Mikhail Gorbachov, in the 1980s.
The USSR was formally dissolved in 1991 by Boris Yeltsin.
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 sociology - Soviet Union
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR).(Russian: Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик (СССР) ; tr.
The Soviet Union was established in December 1922 as the union of the Russian, Ukrainian, Belorussian, and Transcaucasian Soviet republics ruled by Bolshevik parties.
The Soviet Union was so large, in fact, that even after all associated republics gained independence, Russia remains the largest country by area, and remains quite ethnically diverse, including, e.g., minorities of Tatars, Udmurts, and many other non-Russian ethnicities.
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 The Avalon Project : 20th Century Documents
Agreement Between the United Kingdom and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics : July 12, 1941
Pact of Mutual Cooperation Between the Kingdom of Iraq, the Republic of Turkey, the United Kingdom, the Dominion of Pakistan, and the Kingdom of Iran (Baghdad Pact), February 24, 1955
Treaty of Berlin Between the Soviet Union and Germany; April 24, 1926
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 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was a nation-state that existed in Earth's 20th century, stretching across Europe and Asia.
Whether the USSR was reconstituted as a nation-state prior to the formation of United Earth or afterwards as some type of administrative region within United Earth is unknown.
The real world reason behind this is that no one foresaw the collapse of the Soviet Union only a few years after "The Naked Now" was produced.
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  Computing in the Former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
The Soviet Union's first major computer project was launched in repsonse to the American Apollo space exploration missions.
Prime Minister Kosygin expressed deep dissatisfaction with Soviet research and development at that time, particularly with the weaknesses of the computer industry in the economic race with the West [2].
In 1984 the Soviet academic and scientific elite were reported as believing that something had to be done to raise computer consciousness in the Soviet Union; otherwise, the East-West gap in electronic technology would become unbridgeable.
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 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics - Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Soviet industry was owned and managed by the state, and agricultural land was divided into state farms, collective farms, and small, privately held plots.
Soviet foreign policy, long hampered by the hostility of the nations of Europe and America and by pervasive mutual distrust, was carried out first by Georgi Chicherin and from 1930 by Maxim M. Litvinov.
In the technological race between the Soviet Union and the West (principally the United States), the USSR exploded (1953) a hydrogen bomb; announced (1957) the development of intercontinental ballistic missiles; orbited (1957) the first artificial earth satellite (called Sputnik); and in 1961 sent Yuri Gagarin in the first manned orbital flight.
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 UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS
The climate of the republics that formerly constituted the Soviet Union is characterized by temperature extremes.
The procurator-general appointed the procurators of the union republics, autonomous republics, autonomous oblasts, autonomous okrugs and krays, and approved the appointment, by the procurators of these administrative subdivisions, of the procurators of rural and urban rayons.
Soviet fleets began to operate in most of the world’s prime ocean-fishing areas, and fish farming was developed in erosion-control ponds and rural irrigation reservoirs and ditches.
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 Global Teen | Real Teens | Real Issues | Real Politics - The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (1977)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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.
The procurators of Union Republics, Autonomous Republics, Territories, Regions and Autonomous Regions are appointed by the Procurator-General of the USSR.
The State Emblem of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics is a hammer and sickle on a globe depicted in the rays of the sun and framed by ears of wheat, with the inscription "Workers of All Countries, Unite!" in the languages of the Union Republics.
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 Republics of the Soviet Union - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
All of them were socialist republics, and all of them, with the exception of Russia had their own Communist parties.
General practice in the republics outside of Russia was that the head of state in a republic was a local official while the party general secretary was from outside the republic.
Each republic had the a full set of states symbols: a flag, a coat of arms, and, with the exception of Russia, an anthem.
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 Soviet Union at AllExperts
The USSR was created and expanded as a union of Soviet republics formed within the territory of the Russian Empire abolished by the Russian Revolution of 1917 followed by the Russian Civil War of 1918-1920.
The Soviet Union became the primary model for future Communist states during the Cold War; the government and the political organization of the country were defined by the only permitted political party, the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
The Soviet Union was established in December 1922 as the union of the Russian (colloquially known as Bolshevist Russia), Ukrainian, Belarusian, and Transcaucasian Soviet republics ruled by Bolshevik parties.
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 Glossary of Places: Un   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The total land area of the union was 22,402,076 square kilometres, creating a single frontier that spanned a distance greater than the entire length of the Earth's equator.
By 1946 the Soviet Union was comprised of 15 soviet federated socialist republics (S.F.S.R.), including 6 territories, 123 regions, 20 autonomous republics, 8 autonomous regions and 10 autonomous districts.
The 15 republics of the Soviet Union were: Russia, Ukraine, Belorussia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhistan, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Lithuania, Moldavia, Latvia, Kirghizistan, Tadzhikistan, Armenia, Turkmenia, Estonia.
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 Soviet-Empire.com - U.S.S.R. Online: Constitution
The Soviet Union is hereby proclaimed a Republic of Soviets of Workers', Soldiers' and Peasants' Deputies.
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, recognizing the equality of rights of all citizens, irrespective of their race or nationality, declares the establishment or toleration on this basis of any privileges or advantages, or any oppression of national minorities or restriction of their equality, to be contraventions of the fundamental laws of the Union.
The arms of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics consist of a sickle and hammer against a globe depicted in the rays of the sun and surrounded by ears of grain with the inscription "Workers of All Countries, Unite!" in the languages of the Union Republics.
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 Republics of the Soviet Union
Under the constitution adopted in 1936 and modified along the way until October 1977, the political foundation of the Soviet Union was formed by the Soviets (Councils) of People's Deputies.
These existed at all levels of the administrative hierarchy, with the Soviet Union as a whole under the nominal control of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, located in Moscow.
The role of the Soviets in the individual republics and other territories was primarily to put into effect the decisions made by the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.
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 Soviet Union - Gurupedia
Russia was by far the largest Republic in the Soviet Union, dominating in nearly all respects: land area, population, economics, and political influence.
After the death of the Soviet Union's revolutionary founding figure VI Lenin (1924), Joseph Stalin finally emerged as uncontested leader, defeating Leon Trotsky and ultimately having him exiled from the Soviet Union in 1929.
World War II established the Soviet Union as one of the two major world powers, a position maintained for four decades through military strength, aid to developing countries, and scientific research, especially into space technology and weaponry.
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 Republics of the Soviet Union Information
Evolution of the Soviet Republics from 1922 to 1958.
Under the threat of intervention, the formally independent Far Eastern Republic was carved out of Russian territory to become a buffer state on April 6, 1920, and was again merged with Russia on November 15, 1922.
1944 - Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia re-occupied by Soviet Union.
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 The Union of the Soviet Republics
The union is to be based on the principle of voluntary consent and equal rights of the republics, each of which shall retain the right freely to secede from the Union of Republics.
On the basis of the approval of the terms of union by the All-Russian Central Executive Committee, the delegation is to be empowered to conclude a treaty between the R.S.F.S.R. and the Socialist Soviet Republics of the Ukraine, Transcaucasia and Byelorussia for the formation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
The will of the peoples of our republics, who recently assembled at their congresses and unanimously resolved to form a Union of Republics, is incontestable proof that the cause of union is on the right road, that it is based on the great principle of voluntary consent and equal rights for nations.
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 Soviet Union
The Cold War: The Rise And Fall Of The Soviet Union (Rise And Fall Of The Soviet Union) (Library)
Focuses on Soviet politics in the period between the end of World War II and the collapse of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), known as the Cold War.
Discusses the Soviet Union s involvement in World War II, from their non-aggression pact with Germany to their subsequent invasion and eventual defeat, highlighting the hardships endured by the Soviet people during the war years.
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 FSU (Former Soviet Union) countires / List of countries / Russian London
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, Russia has been striving to overcome the legacy of Communism.
A landlocked republic with Turkey to the west and Georgia to the north, Armenia has seen great changes since the break-up of the Soviet Union in 1991.
Situated in northeastern Europe with a coastline along the Baltic Sea, Latvia is geographically the middle of the three former Soviet Baltic republics.
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 Russian History
In 1922 the RSFSR unites with Ukraine, Belorussia and Transcaucasia in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
Inside the USSR new Soviet Republics become union members: Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan in 1925, Tajikistan in 1929, Kazakhstan and Kirgizstan in 1936.
BreZnev dies in 1982 and is succeeded by Juri Vladimirovic Andropov (1982-84), Konstantin Ustinovic Cernenko (1984-85) and Michail Sergeevic Gorbacev.
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