What is Soviet Union?

  • (noun): A former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia an others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991.
    Synonyms: Russia, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR

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Leadership
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  • President (List)
    • Vice President
  • Collective leadership
  • State Council
  • Presidential Council
Communist Party
  • Communist Party
    • Congress
    • Central Committee
    • History
  • General Secretary
    • Politburo
    • Secretariat
    • Orgburo
Legislature
  • Congress of Soviets
    • Central Executive Committee
  • Supreme Soviet
    • Soviet of the Union
    • Soviet of Nationalities
    • Presidium
  • Congress of People's Deputies
    • Speaker
    • 1989 Legislative election
Government
  • Constitution (1924) (1936) (1977)
  • Government
    • Ministries
    • State Committees
    • Executive Officer
  • Premiers
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    • Council of People's Commissars
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    • Cabinet of Ministers
Judiciary
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    • Supreme Court
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    • Procurator General
History & politics
  • 1917–1927
    • Revolution
    • Civil War
  • 1927–1953
    • World War II
  • 1953–1964
    • Khrushchev Thaw
  • 1964–1982
    • Era of Stagnation
  • 1982–1991
    • Dissolution
  • State Ideology
    • Soviet democracy
    • Marxism-Leninism
    • Leninism
    • Stalinism
Society
  • Economy
    • Agriculture
    • Consumer goods
    • Five-Year Plan
    • Kosygin reform
    • New Economic Policy
    • Science and technology
    • Era of Stagnation
    • Material balance planning
  • Culture
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    • Phraseology
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    • Transport
  • Repression
    • Censorship
    • Censorship of images
    • Economic repression
    • Great purge
    • Gulag system
    • Collectivization
    • Human rights
    • Ideological repression
    • Suppressed research
    • Political abuse of psychiatry
    • Political repression
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