History of the Soviet Union


History of the Soviet Union
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  • History of the Soviet Union (1982–1991) — The history of the Soviet Union from 1982 through 1991, spans the period from Leonid Brezhnev s death and funeral until the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Due to the years of Soviet military buildup at the expense of domestic development,… …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Soviet Union (1953–1985) — The Cold War ensued as the USSR and the United States struggled indirectly for influence around the world.De Stalinization and the Khrushchev era: See also: Nikita Khrushchev After Stalin died in March 1953, he was succeeded by Nikita Khrushchev… …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Soviet Union (1964–1982) — Soviet Union …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Soviet Union (1985–1991) — The Soviet Union s collapse into independent nations began early in 1985. After years of Soviet military buildup at the expense of domestic development, economic growth was at a standstill. Failed attempts at reform, a stagnant economy and war in …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Soviet Union (1927–1953) — This period of the Soviet Union was dominated by Joseph Stalin, who sought to reshape Soviet society with aggressive economic planning, in particular a sweeping collectivization of agriculture and development of industrial power. He also… …   Wikipedia

  • Military history of the Soviet Union — Joseph Stalin and Kliment Voroshilov depicted saluting a military parade in Red Square above the message Long Live the Worker Peasant Red Army a Dependable Sentinel of the Soviet Borders! The military history of the Soviet Union began in the days …   Wikipedia

  • History of Soviet Russia and the Soviet Union (1917–1927) — The History of the Soviet Union has roots in the Russian Revolution of 1917. The Bolsheviks, led by Vladimir Lenin, emerged as the main political force in the capital of the former Russian Empire, though they had to fight a long and bloody civil… …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union — Communist Party of the Soviet Union History Organisation …   Wikipedia

  • THE SOVIET UNION AND RUSSIAN MARXISM —  Early Russian Marxism: Plekhanov and Legal Marxism  ■ Baron, S.H. Plekhanov: The Father of Russian Marxism. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1963.  ■ Haimson, L.H. The Russian Marxists and the Origins of Bolshevism. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard… …   Historical dictionary of Marxism

  • The Soviet Union and the Iran–Iraq War — The policy of the Soviet Union towards the Iran–Iraq War of 1980 to 1988 varied, beginning with a stance of strict neutrality and moving towards massive military support for Iraq in the final phase of the war. The war was inconvenient for the… …   Wikipedia


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