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  Soviet Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Soviet Union was established in December 1922 as the union of the Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, and Transcaucasian Soviet republics ruled by Bolshevik parties.
By Soviet historiography, revolutionary activity in Russia began with the Decembrist Revolt of 1825, and although serfdom was abolished in 1861, its abolition was achieved on terms unfavorable to the peasants and served to encourage revolutionaries.
The Soviet Union occupied the eastern portion of the European continent and the northern portion of the Asian continent.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Soviet   (5191 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
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.
Three-quarters of Soviet territory was in the RSFSR (two-thirds of that in Siberia and the Russian Far East) and 12 percent in Kazakhstan.
The Soviet Union, as heir to the former territory of the Russian Empire, was exceptionally diverse in its national composition.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761553017/Union_of_Soviet_Socialist_Republics.html   (2974 words)

  
 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.
Increasing Soviet influence in Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, and Albania and the continued tight control of East Germany created fears in the Western world of unlimited Soviet expansion, as did the creation (1947) of the Cominform (which in a limited sense was the successor of the Comintern).
www.bartleby.com /65/un/UnionSov.html   (5286 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Print Preview - Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Soviet technology was most impressive in the areas of nuclear weaponry and space exploration, where the arms race with the West prodded policy makers to set aside the needed resources.
Soviet banks, which carried out the wishes of the CPSU and government, were charged with furnishing short-term credit to state-owned enterprises and with overseeing the fulfillment of the government’s economic plans.
Soviet leaders were alarmed by the Prague Spring, particularly by the termination of censorship and talk of closer economic relations with the West.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/RefArtTextOnly.aspx?refid=761553017&print=0   (19157 words)

  
 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-Empire.com - U.S.S.R. Online: Constitution
The Soviet Union is hereby proclaimed a Republic of Soviets of Workers', Soldiers' and Peasants' Deputies.
Congresses of Soviets are convened by the respective local executive bodies of Soviet authority (executive committees) at their discretion, or on the demand of the Soviets of localities accounting for not less than one-third of the population of the given territorial unit.
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.
www.soviet-empire.com /ussr/nation/government/constitution.php   (2925 words)

  
 Soviet Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Under Soviet law, which derived from Roman law, a procurator worked together with a judge and a defense attorney to ensure that civil and criminal trials uncovered the truth of the case, rather than having advocates for and against the accused.
After the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, the Russian Federation claimed to be the legal successor to the Soviet Union on the international stage despite its loss of superpower status.
The Soviet Union was so large, in fact, that even after all associated republics gained independence, Russia remained the largest country by area, and still remains quite ethnically diverse, including, e.g., minorities of Tatars, Udmurts, and many other non-Russian ethnicities.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/S/Soviet-Union.htm   (4414 words)

  
 The Union of the Soviet Republics
The delegation from the R.S.F.S.R., in collaboration with the delegations from the Ukraine, the Transcaucasian Republic and Byelorussia, is to be instructed to draft a declaration on the formation of the Union of Republics, setting forth the considerations which dictate the union of the republics into a single union state.
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.
www.marx2mao.com /Stalin/USR22.html   (2826 words)

  
 Religion in Former Soviet Republics by James Billington
The martyrs of the Soviet era, the so-called "new martyrs," which the church abroad has always venerated and honored, were honored in April with a very moving liturgy in the Cathedral of the Assumption inside the Kremlin.
The rediscovery of the lost martyrs of the Soviet period can be summed up in the words of one of them when he entered the gulag and went off to his death.
The Soviet Union has not lived through a civil rights decade of the sixties, has not lived through the various kinds of laboratory experiences of learning to talk first "at" and then "to" and then "with" one another.
www.georgetown.edu /centers/woodstock/report/r-fea31.htm   (4080 words)

  
 Ex-Soviet Republics Join World Banking Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Russia and twelve other former Soviet republics Monday won membership in the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, opening the way for tens of billions of dollars of Western aid to help resuscitate economies crippled by seven decades of communism.
The admission of the former Soviet republics Monday marked the end of a decades-long ideological struggle over the best means of running a modern economy.
The monetary policy and banking system of the former Soviet republics remain at the heart of anxiety among Western nations about radical reform of the communist countries.
www-tech.mit.edu /V112/N23/soviet.23w.html   (836 words)

  
 Cannibalism in Autumn
Newspaper reports across the former Soviet Union speak of cases of vagrants being eaten, or their bodies being cut up and sold to unsuspecting passers-by.
Nikolayev, denounced as a particularly dangerous criminal ten years before, was being arrested in his apartment in the winter of 1996 when police found a pan of roasted human meat on the stove and another cannibal dish in the oven.
Due to the brutality of the Soviet Government there have been famines the like of which has not been seen in the West since the 19th century.
www.mayhem.net /Crime/ukraine.html   (2015 words)

  
 Subject Cataloging Practice for Russian and the Former Soviet Republics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Note: For works that deal with both the pre- and the post-1917 periods, it may be necessary to assign both Russia and Soviet Union if there is sufficient material about both periods to warrant it.
LC uses it beginning with the Communist political victory in 1917, not the formation of the Soviet Union in 1923.
Incidentally, "Soviet Union" used to be regarded as the jurisdictional successor of pre-1917 Russia, so that you used to have the delightful heading:
www.library.yale.edu /cataloging/music/russ.htm   (619 words)

  
 Russia and the Former Soviet Republics Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Russia and the Former Soviet Republics Historical Maps
Soviet Union - East and South Asia 1987 (390K)
Soviet Union Petroleum Deposits and Pipelines 1982 (206K)
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/commonwealth.html   (753 words)

  
 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics --  Encyclopædia Britannica
It was the capital of the Central Asian republic of Kazakhstan until 1997, when the capital was changed to Astana.
Before the 19th century the territory of the present republic consisted of a number of khanates, which were conquered by the Russians by the 1820s.
In 1920 the Soviets invaded the republic, and in 1936 it was declared a...
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9105999?tocId=9105999   (904 words)

  
 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Soviet Union was the first state to be based on Marxist socialism (see also Marxism ; communism).
Income security in transition for the aged and children in the Soviet Union and in the Russian Federation.
Sex and the Soviet man. (prostitution in Soviet Union)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/U/UnionS1ov.asp   (411 words)

  
 PU Slavic Manual: Rus/SU/FSr: a short course   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The subject assigned is Soviet Union, although in 1920, the Soviet Union had still not yet been named, and the word Russia appears in the title.
This book deals with the periods of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union, but it cannot deal with the period of the Former Soviet republics because of the publication date.
Dan was a Menshevik during the periods of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union, but she was a revolutionary only against the Russian Empire.
infoshare1.princeton.edu /katmandu/sgman/rsufsr.html   (2720 words)

  
 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
The Soviet Union was the first state to be based on Marxist
Soviet industry was owned and managed by the state, and agricultural land was divided into state farms,
Politically the USSR was divided (from 1940 to 1991) into 15 constituent or union republics—
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0850044.html   (145 words)

  
 Post-Soviet Republics To Unite Again
The republic of Kyrgyzstan is no longer on the list, but there is Ukraine there now instead.
According to the poll that was conducted in December, 32% of Russians would support the unification of several republics in closer unions, 23% would support the restoration of the USSR, while 15% would stand for a closer unification of republics on the base of the EU principle.
If I was a citizen of one of the former soviet republics, I would run for the hills from Russia.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/861111/posts   (933 words)

  
 Corporate Bodies: Governments in the Former Soviet republics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The heading Russian S.F.S.R. is used for both the Soviet Government for the period November 7, 1917-July 23, 1923, and for the constituent republic of the Soviet Union from 1923.
The heading Soviet Union is used for the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics from 1923.
The Commonwealth of Independent States, used only as a corporate body, comprises eleven of the Former Soviet republics and is not the successor the the Soviet Union.
www.indiana.edu /~libslav/slavcatman/revgov.html   (301 words)

  
 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: Statistical Profile of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Countries of the World)
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: State Structure (Countries of the World)
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: Soviets of People's Deputies (Countries of the World)
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0850044.html   (242 words)

  
 History/Former Soviet Republics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Prague in Black and GoldPrague is at the core of everything both wonderful and terrible in Western history, but few people truly understand this city's unique culture.
A History of PolandIncorporating the most up-to-date research, A History of Poland offers a wide-ranging, readable survey of the country's history, from early settlements, through the establishment of the Kingdom of Poland, to the Solidarity movement and the present day modBy: Prazmowska, Anita J.Bi...
GulagThe Gulag--a vast array of Soviet concentration camps that held millions of political and criminal prisoners--was a system of repression and punishment that terrorized the entire society, embodying the worst tendencies of Soviet communism.
www.booksbytesandbeyond.com /books/HIS012000.html   (289 words)

  
 Guidelines for Russia, Soviet Union, Former Soviet republics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Guidelines for Russia, Soviet Union, Former Soviet republics
Many times, subjects must be doubled or tripled: e.g.
If the subject deals with a local place, Russia, Soviet Union and Former Soviet republics are never used because of the latest name provision.
www.indiana.edu /~libslav/slavcatman/suguide.html   (207 words)

  
 Transcaucasian Socialist Federal Soviet Republics
Transcaucasian Socialist Federal Soviet Republics, Currency Tokens Issue, 1924, 50 000 000 rubles, wmk "stars", AU Pick S633, Ryab 20954
Transcaucasian Socialist Federal Soviet Republics, Currency Tokens Issue, 1924, 100 000 000 rubles, wmk "stars", XF Pick S636, Ryab 20956
Transcaucasian Socialist Federal Soviet Republics, Currency Tokens Issue, 1924, 250 000 000 rubles, wmk "stars", AU Pick S637, Ryab 20957
www.rustypennies.com /catalog/transfsr.html   (172 words)

  
 Cheap Books, History, Europe, Former Soviet Republics & Siberia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Cheap Books, History, Europe, Former Soviet Republics & Siberia
You can get "Azerbaijan Diary: A Rogue Reporter's cheap Adventures in an Oil-Rich, War-Torn, Post-Soviet Republic" for just $36.95 in our onlineshop.
The product was released on 01 May, 1999.
www.onlineshop.us.com /cat_books_4951/Books_History_Europe.php   (713 words)

  
 Russia and the Former Soviet Republics Historical Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Home > Finding Information > PCL Map Collection > Historical > Historical Maps of Russia and the Former Soviet Republics
From Madrolle's Guide Books: Northern China, The Valley of the Blue River, Korea.
Historical Maps of Russia and the Former Soviet Republics on Other Web Sites
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/historical/history_commonwealth.html   (208 words)

  
 Maps of USSR - Soviet Union Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Maps of USSR - Soviet Union Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, Political System
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Copyright © 1999 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)
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