Government of the Soviet Union
The Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Russian: Правительство СССР) was the main body of the executive branch of government in the Soviet Union. It was led by the head of the g...
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Politics of the Soviet Union
The political system of the Soviet Union was characterized by the superior role of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU), the only party permitted by the Constitution.For information about th...
Elections in the Soviet Union
The electoral system of the Soviet Union was based upon Chapter XI of the Constitution of the Soviet Union and by the Electoral Laws enacted in conformity with it. The Constitution and laws applied to...
List of leaders of the Soviet Union
Under the 1977 Constitution of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), the Chairman of the Council of Ministers was the head of government and the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Sovi...
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Orders, decorations, and medals of the Soviet Union
Awards and decorations of the Soviet Union are decorations from the Former Soviet Union that recognised achievements and personal accomplishments, both military and civilian. Some of the awards, decor...
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Subdivisions of the Soviet Union
The Soviet Union had several kinds of country subdivisions: In addition, some cities and regions, while located within subnational entities had special status:
Soviet of the Union
Soviet of the Union (Russian: Сове́т Сою́за, Sovet Soyuza) was one of the two chambers of the Supreme Soviet of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, elected on the basis of universal, equal an...
All-Russian Central Executive Committee
The All-Russian Central Executive Committee (Всероссийский Центральный Исполнительный Комитет orВЦИК, or, romanized, VTsIK), was the highest legislative, administrative, and revising body of the Russi...
Foreign Literature Committee
Foreign Literature Committee (Russian: Комитет иностранной литературы), or Kominolit (Russian: Коминолит), was an interdepartmental committee under the People's Commissariat for Education for ...
Nikolai Podgorny
Nikolai Viktorovich Podgorny (Russian: Никола́й Ви́кторович Подго́рный; [nʲɪkɐˈlaj ˈvʲiktərəvʲɪtɕ pɐdˈgornɨj], Ukrainian: Микола Вікторович Підгорний; 18 February [O.S. 5 February]...
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Nikolay Shvernik
Nikolay Mikhailovich Shvernik (Russian: Никола́й Миха́йлович Шве́рник, 19 May [O.S. 7 May] 1888 – 24 December 1970) was a Russian politician, who was the Chairman of the Presidiu...
Chekism
Chekism (from Cheka, the first Soviet secret police organization) is a term to describe the situation in the Soviet Union and contemporary Russia, where the secret political police control everything...
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Council of Labour and Defence
The Council of Labor and Defense ( Совет труда и обороны, STO), first established as the Council of Workers' and Peasants' Defense in November 1918, was an agency responsible for the central manageme...
National Anthem of the Soviet Union
The "State Anthem of the USSR" (Russian: Государственный гимн СССР, Gosudarstvenny Gimn SSSR) was introduced during World War II on 15 March 1944, replacing The Internationale as the official anth...
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List of heads of state of the Soviet Union
The Constitution of the Soviet Union recognised the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet and the earlier Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the Congress of Soviets as the highest organs of state authorit...
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People's Commissariat of Defence Industry of the USSR
People's Commissariat of Defence Industry of the USSR (Народный комиссариат оборонной промышленности) was one of the central offices in the Soviet Union, the equivalent of the ministry, who oversaw pr...
Kosygin's Third Government
The former government of Alexei Kosygin was dissolved following the Soviet legislative election of 1970. Kosygin was once again elected Premier by the Politburo and the Central Committee following the...
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Grigory Petrovsky
Grigory Ivanovich Petrovsky (Russian: Григо́рий Ива́нович Петро́вский , Ukrainian: Григорій Іванович Петровський Hryhoriy Ivanovych Petrovsky) (February 4, 1878 - January 9, 1958) was one of t...
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Khrushchev's Second Government
The former government of Nikita Khrushchev was dissolved following the Soviet election of 1962.
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Gosfond
Gosfond (Russian: Госфонд, lit. State Fund) was a Soviet Trophy Brigade otherwise known as the State Agency for Literature formed in late 1944 by Georgy Malenkov on Stalin's orders. It was one of ...