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  Soviet Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
A referendum for the preservation of the USSR was held on March 17, 1991, with the population voting for preservation of the Union in most republics.
On 25 December 1991, Gorbachev, yielded to the inevitable and resigned as the president of the USSR, declaring the office extinct.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/USSR   (6690 words)

Citizens of the USSR are obliged to observe the Constitution of the USSR and Soviet laws, comply with the standards of socialist conduct, and uphold the honour and dignity of Soviet citizenship.
The Council of Minister of the USSR shall be responsible and accountable to the Supreme Soviet of the USSR and, between sessions of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, to 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.friends-partners.org /oldfriends/constitution/const-ussr1977.html   (10174 words)

 USSR national football team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The USSR national football team was the national football team of the Soviet Union.
The USSR qualified for seven European Championships, winning the inaugural competition in 1960 when they beat Yugoslavia in the final, 2-1.
They finished second three times (1964, 1972, 1988), and fourth once (1968), when, having drawn with Italy in the semi-final, they were sent to the third place playoff match by the loss of a coin toss.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/USSR_national_football_team   (286 words)

 Comparison: USA v. USSR: Is the federal government poised for a “Soviet-style” collapse? - eXile MM - Christians in ...
The USSR’s ethnic Europeans, the Russians, were on the verge of becoming a minority.
The remainder of the USSR epitomized the false ideal of diversity, and was an agglomeration of various ethnicities, nationalities and religions - Asian, Islamic and Pagan.
As was the case with the USSR and East Germany, one-party governments tend to provide inaccurate economic data.
www.exilemm.com /e-sub-ussr2.shtml   (2120 words)

 ThisNation.com--The Constitution of the USSR
(2) Citizens of the USSR are obliged to observe the Constitution of the USSR and Soviet laws, comply with the standards of socialist conduct, and uphold the honor and dignity of Soviet citizenship.
(1) The Council of Minister of the USSR shall be responsible and accountable to the Supreme Soviet of the USSR and, between sessions of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, to the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.
The Constitution of the USSR may be amended by a decision of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR adopted by a majority of not less than two-thirds of the total number of Deputies of each of its chambers.
www.thisnation.com /library/ussr.html   (10158 words)

While USSR may be planned by the school to begin at a certain time for a relatively short session each day, extensive reading may be done independently by the pupils any time and at their leisure.
Some tell-tale signs of the mass USSR losing its efficacy are the visible restlessness of pupils, the random flipping of the pages of books brought in for the reading session, the disinterested look on the readers' faces, the unhealthy competition among readers for more physical space in a crowded reading area, and so forth.
USSR is frequently allowed to drag on as a programme for too long.
www.extensivereading.net /er/seow1999.html   (1725 words)

 USSR: Economy
Nevertheless, on occasion the USSR demonstrated that it could, with concentrated effort, develop the highest technology; for example, it was the first country to put an artificial satellite into orbit and one of the first to develop jet propulsion of commercial aircraft after World War II.
The network was relatively dense in most of European USSR south of St. Petersburg and in portions of the Caucasus and Central Asia, but was sparse in Siberia, the Soviet Far East, and the deserts of Central Asia.
These pipelines carried gas from producing regions in northwestern Siberia, northeastern European USSR, Central Asia, the northern Caucasus region, and the eastern Ukraine to the central region around Moscow, where it was dispersed to various parts of the populous European part of the country as well as westward to countries of Eastern and Western Europe.
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 USSR: History
Utilizing the threat of its military force, the USSR violated these agreements and made a sustained assault on the political, economic, and social structures of the occupied Soviet borderlands.
The USSR had maintained close relations with Fidel Castro's government, promising help in case of attack by the U.S. In 1962, when the USSR provided Cuban bases with offensive missiles, and U.S. President John F. Kennedy demanded their withdrawal, Premier Khrushchev yielded.
The USSR continued to support the faltering Cuban economy through trade, loans, and technical aid, a policy that gave it great influence in Cuban affairs.
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The collapse of the USSR is accounted for in most imperialist accounts and by the crop of counter-revolutionaries in the USSR as stemming mostly from internal forces.
In analyzing the collapse of the USSR, the basic point is to determine how much significance should be attached to its objective situation, that is, the external threat, as against the subjective one.
When one considers the reciprocal relationship between the external, international situation of the USSR and the internal, domestic process, it is quite unrealistic and not at all in conformity with reality to try and compartmentalize them.
history.eserver.org /collapse-of-ussr.txt   (5495 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for USSR
USSR USSR [USSR] see Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
By the Treaty of Riga of 1920, between the USSR and Latvia, the USSR recognized Latvian independence.
The Treaty of Riga of 1921, between the USSR and Poland, followed a truce concluded late in 1920.
www.encyclopedia.com /searchpool.asp?target=USSR   (640 words)

In terms of the goods news, the USSR was able to reestablish species on the brink of extinction, such as the European bison and Przhevalski Horse and publish a series of Red Books of endangered species for most union republics.
Critics of the soviet system charged that two deficiencies in particular impaired the USSR from creating a valid system of biodiversity maintenance: (1) lack of access to public funds, information, and political power for grassroots environmental movements and (2) a flawed economic system in which private ownership rights for resources and land were not established.
Green Party movements in the former USSR were often linked to anti-Russian, pro-nationalist fervor, and it remains to be seen whether a true environmental Consciousness, particularly under a revival of Islam, will take flower in the new states.
www.utexas.edu /depts/grg/eworks/proceedings/engeo/braden/braden.html   (2574 words)

 Back in the USSR. CHOBA B CCCP.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The external politic was carried out exclusively proceeding of USSR interests, speculating on the classes contradictions inside bourgeois states, and also using international communist organization Komintern as a powerful tool of struggle against bourgeois states.
Khruschev firmly promised to construct in USSR communizm by 1980, but as is spoken in one of jokes, Olympiad prevented.
He thought up for USSR the extremely insulting name "evil empire", emphasizing and criticizing lacks of USSR, first of all, infringement of the rights of the man (absence of word freedom, freedom of movement, freedom of business and commerce, one-party system, formal elections, scheduled economic system, total deficiency of the goods for population etc.).
www.usa2017.com /beatles/ussr.html   (1616 words)

 Chapter IV: Interlude of the Mission to the USSR
The Hauler report was perhaps the most constructive act of the USSR Mission; but as a report by one American mission on the work of another American mission in the same area with similar responsibilities, it was evidence of confusion in the command relationship.
Meanwhile the USSR Mission's home office had been reporting that Greely was considered the number one man in the area and that highly secret information in Washington was going about to the effect that General Greely might "assume command of the entire area which would include the Iranian Mission.
The authority given to the chief of the USSR Mission to control all military personnel in his area would, the ambassador noted, enable Greely to "embody in his office the Military Attache' or the functions of the Military Attache'," functions associated with the office of the ambassador.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/books/wwii/persian/chapter04.htm   (5057 words)

 USSR grain situation and outlook - 1991/92 estimates for grain production, trade, and use; includes crop and weather ...
USSR grain situation and outlook - 1991/92 estimates for grain production, trade, and use; includes crop and weather developments, crop estimate, trade developments, $1.25 billion credit guarantee by Dept. of Agriculture, and $500 million credit package by European Community - U.S. Depart.
Since early December, the coldest weather of the season spread southward over the European USSR on December 7, continuing through the present.
The 1991 grain crop estimate of the USSR remains unchanged at 175 million tons, including 78 million for wheat, 85.5 million for coarse grains, and 11.5 million for miscellaneous grains and pulses.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3781/is_n12_v91/ai_11892936   (464 words)

USSR - Military Topographic Map Series of the USSR 1:200,000 and 100,000.
Geological Map of the Magadan region and adjoining territories 1:2,500,000.
The geological map of the Far East of the USSR and adjoining water areas 1:1,500,000.
users.powernet.co.uk /geopubs/ussr.htm   (1419 words)

 World InfoZone - Russia Information - Page 2
At the end of December 1922 the USSR was formed following the acceptance of the Declaration and Treaty on the Formation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
Members of the former USSR were Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Estonia (from WW2), Latvia (from WW2), Lithuania (from WW2) and Moldova (from WW2).
At the end of 1991 the USSR was dissolved.
www.worldinfozone.com /country.php?country=Russia&page=2   (1110 words)

 Bush, Gorbachev, Shultz and Soviet Education
The USSR had been banned from the World Psychiatric Association in 1983 for such practices.
As taught in the Soviet Union, all humanities are marinated in Leninist Marxism as a matter of course.
The merger of US and USSR education strategies laid the foundations for the new program for training human resources and monitoring compliance.
www.crossroad.to /text/articles/Bush4-99.html   (2302 words)

 USSR Clan Forums -> Looking for ONS Members Part 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A: [USSR] has their own Ventrilo server, and thus we speak to eachother using that program.
A: Add buddy [USSR]* The asterisk/wildcard will show you all USSR members (not only Onslaught) that are currently on a server.
Gorax Hi USSR team, i want in your clan, i hope than i...
www.ussrclan.com /forums/index.php?showtopic=904&mode=threaded&pid=11732   (1554 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
, (abbreviated to USSR and rendered CCCP in the Cyrillic alphabet) it is best to look at it through the lives of its leaders.
Lenin was the son of a schoolteacher who had risen to the position as an inspector of schools.
However, just before the creation, he was again semi-paralysed and over the next month he dictated a number of articles to his secretary warning about the party falling under the control of the forceful personalities of Stalin or Trotsky.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/A832411   (4554 words)

 The Great Famine-Genocide in Soviet Ukraine (Holodomor)
Many Western observers, ranging from fellow-travelers to anticommunists, summed up their balance sheets on the Soviet Five-Year Plans with the frequently repeated canard that the USSR was "starving itself great"-a phrase that appeared well before the devastating 1932-1933 famine.
German embassy officials reported famine conditions in grain-growing regions of the USSR in the summer of 1932.
Duranty distinguished himself from those whose bright future justified present hardships: the USSR "may someday be a paradise for a future generation of Russians, but I am not a future generation, nor, thank God, a Russian." He proposed working only part-time in Moscow, writing primarily feature articles.
www.artukraine.com /famineart/westobservs.htm   (15765 words)

 About USSR (former) - Location, Flag, Map, Weather, Transportation
Ranges from steppes in the south through humid continental in much of European Russia; subarctic in Siberia to tundra climate in the polar north; winters vary from cool along Black Sea coast to frigid in Siberia; summers vary from warm in the steppes to cool along Arctic coast.
There are 1,730 airports in USSR (former), 640 of which are paved.
There are 537,289 Km of highways in USSR (former).
www.phpclasses.org /browse/country/su   (147 words)

 Apogee Adopts Anti-Corruption Strategy in Working within the Former USSR
The new policies are based on a study produced by a team of specialized graduate students with expertise in the fields of public policy and philanthropy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.
Entitled "Helping Talent Thrive: Mitigating Corruption in Performing Arts Institutions in the Former USSR," the study was commissioned by Apogee as a result of the Foundation's decade of efforts and experience in support of high-potential performing artists in the former Soviet Union.
The study pays particular attention to the radical depreciation of human resources resulting from administrative practices such as non-merit based manipulation of educational and professional opportunities, as well as the catastrophic depletion of economic resources resulting from conversion of institutional assets to private advantages.
www.primezone.com /newsroom?d=78755   (588 words)

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