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The Government and Politics of the Soviet Union

by Leonard Bertram Schapiro

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Published by Hutchinson Educational .
Written in English


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Number of Pages200
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Open LibraryOL7313229M
ISBN 100091317215
ISBN 109780091317218

  NO student of the internal structure of the Soviet power can overlook the way in which every part of the Soviet Government machine is paralleled in the machine of the Communist Party. The supreme organ of the Soviet Union is the General Congress of Soviets, which elects the Central Executive Committee, which in turn elects from among its members Cited by: 1.   Peter Kenez's History of the Soviet Union from the Beginning to the End examines not only political change, but also social and cultural developments. The book identifies the social tensions and political inconsistencies that spurred radical change in the government of Russia, beginning at the turn of the century and culminating in the Cited by:

The Structure of Soviet History: Essays and Documents by Ronald Grigor Suny. Soviet Politics by Mary McAuley. Red Nations: The Nationalities Experience in and after the USSR by Dr Jeremy Smith. Now, you may also want to read most of what Solzhenitsyn wrote. Not as historical research, most of his stuff is romanticized or novelized. The culture of the Soviet Union passed through several stages during the USSR’s year existence, from relative freedom to repressive control and censorship. During the Stalin era, art and culture was put under strict control and public displays of Soviet life were limited to optimistic, positive, and realistic depictions of the Soviet man.

After 69 years as part of the Soviet Union (including 67 years as a union republic), Turkmenistan declared its independence on 27 October President for Life Saparmurat Niyazov, a former bureaucrat of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, ruled Turkmenistan from , when he became head of the Communist Party of the Turkmen SSR, until his death in Propaganda disseminated by the Soviet Union saturated Russian daily life and was vigorously enforced by the government. During the Stalin era, those who deviated from the dictates of official propaganda were forced to work in labor camps or executed. While these Draconian punishments lessened somewhat after Stalin, they still remained : Desiree Niccoli.


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