Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Russian: Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik; [sɐˈjus sɐˈvʲɛtskʲɪx sətsɨəlʲɪsˈtʲitɕɪskʲ...
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Epic History: The Russian Revolution
Everything you need to know about the Russian Revolution in a 13 min video. Produced in partnership with Bridgeman Images http://www.bridgemanimages.com/en-GB/ We explain all the major events of Russ...
The Communist Holocaust in Eastern Europe
The Communist Genocide of Eastern Europe Every day we have our senses assaulted by the Media's Lie Machines, favorite fable of the fictional Holocaust of six million poor Jews by the Germans. Despite ...
BBC Future - The secret Soviet observatory still spying on space
At the end of a winding road largely populated by itinerant cows and emaciated horses, up a forested mountain 700 metres above sea level, a small but plucky team of scientists is working to save the w...
The General Who Won WWII - You Never Guess How Stalin Rewarded Him
Georgy Zhukov was a Soviet career officer in the Red Army who, in the course of World War II, played the most pivotal role in leading the Red Army drive through much of Eastern Europe to liberate the ...
Video About Soviet Media's Portrait of America Released By CIA
The CIA declassified and released several videos in 2013, including this look at how the Soviet media portrayed the United States featuring cameos of Rambo and Michael Jackson's Thriller translation a...
Russian Revolution
A brief history of anarchism and the Russian revolution of 1917. Sources: http://www.akpress.org/2006/items/anarchisminamericaakpress http://www.psfp.com/
Geography of the Soviet Union
The geography of the Soviet Union describes the geographic features of the countries of the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The Soviet Union was the largest country in the world, covering ...
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History of the Soviet Union
The "History of Soviet Russia and the Soviet Union" reflects a period of change for both Russia and the world. Though the terms "Soviet Russia" and "Soviet Union" are synonymous in everyday vocabulary...
History of Soviet Russia and the Soviet Union (1917-1927)
The "History of Soviet Russia and the Soviet Union" reflects a period of change for both Russia and the world. Though the terms "Soviet Russia" and "Soviet Union" are synonymous in everyday vocabulary...
History of Soviet Russia and the Soviet Union (1917-1927) - Wikipedia
Russian Revolution
The Russian Revolution is the collective term for a series of revolutions in Russia in 1917, which dismantled the Tsarist autocracy and led to the creation of the Russian SFSR. The Emperor was forced ...
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February Revolution
The February Revolution (Russian: Февра́льская револю́ция; [fʲɪvˈralʲskəjə rʲɪvɐˈlʲutsɨjə]) of 1917 was the first of two revolutions in Russia in 1917. It was centered on Petrograd, then the capi...
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Russian Provisional Government
30°18′47″E / 59.9408°N 30.313°E / 59.9408; 30.313The Russian Provisional Government (Russian: Временное правительство России, translit. Vremennoye pravitel'stvo Rossii) wa...
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October Revolution
The October Revolution (Russian: Октя́брьская револю́ция, Oktyabr'skaya revolyutsiya; [ɐkˈtʲabrʲskəjə rʲɪvɐˈlʲutsɨjə]), officially known as the Great October Socialist Revolution (Russian: Ве...
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Russian Civil War
The Russian Civil War (Russian: Гражданская война́ в Росси́и Grazhdanskaya voyna v Rossiy) (November 1917 – October 1922) was a multi-party war in the former Russian Empire immediately after the R...
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History of the Soviet Union (1927-1953)
The History of the Soviet Union between 1927 and 1953 takes the Soviet Union from History of Soviet Russia and the Soviet Union (1917–27) through victory in the Second World War and down to the 1953 d...
History of the Soviet Union (1927-1953) - Wikipedia
Eastern Front (World War II)
The Eastern Front of World War II was a theatre of conflict between the European Axis powers and co-belligerent Finland against the Soviet Union, Poland and other allies, which encompassed Northern, S...
Eastern Front (World War II) - Wikipedia
History of the Soviet Union (1953-1964)
In the USSR, the eleven-year period from the death of Joseph Stalin (1953) to the political ouster of Nikita Khrushchev (1964), the national politics were dominated by the Cold War; the ideological U....
History of the Soviet Union (1953-1964) - Wikipedia
History of the Soviet Union (1964-1982)
The history of the Soviet Union from 1964 to 1982, referred to as the Brezhnev Era, covers the period of Leonid Brezhnev's rule of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). This period began wit...
History of the Soviet Union (1964-1982) - Wikipedia
Cold War (1985-1991)
The Cold War period of 1985–1991 began with the rise of Mikhail Gorbachev as leader of the Soviet Union. Gorbachev was a revolutionary leader for the USSR, as he was the first to promote liberalizati...
Cold War (1985-1991) - Wikipedia
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 ...
History of the Soviet Union (1982-1991) - Wikipedia
Dissolution of the Soviet Union
The dissolution of the Soviet Union was formally enacted on December 26, 1991, as a result of the declaration no. 142-Н of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union, acknowledging the independence of the...
Dissolution of the Soviet Union - Wikipedia
1991 Soviet coup d'état attempt
The 1991 Soviet coup d'état attempt, also known as the August Putsch or August Coup (Russian: Августовский путч Avgustovsky Putch), was a coup d'état attempt by a group of members of the Soviet Un...
1991 Soviet coup d'état attempt - Wikipedia
Commonwealth of Independent States
The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS; Russian: Содружество Независимых Государств, СНГ, Sodruzhestvo Nezavisimykh Gosudarstv, SNG; also ...
Commonwealth of Independent States - Wikipedia
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...
State ideology of the Soviet Union
The ideology of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union was based on Marxism–Leninism. It was presented as an absolute truth for understanding social life.
Marxism–Leninism was the cornerstone of ...
Communist Party of the Soviet Union
The Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Russian: Коммунистическая партия Советского Союза, КПСС), abbreviated in English as CPSU, was the founding and ruling political party of the Union of Sovie...
Communist Party of the Soviet Union - Wikipedia
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...
Perestroika
Perestroika (Russian: перестро́йка; [pʲɪrʲɪˈstrojkə]) was a political movement for reformation within the Communist Party of the Soviet Union during the 1980s (1986), widely associated with Soviet...
Perestroika - Wikipedia
Law of the Soviet Union
The Law of the Soviet Union was the law as it developed in the Soviet Union (USSR) following the October Revolution of 1917. Modified versions of the Soviet legal system operated in many Communist sta...