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Stalinist Society: 1928-1953 (Oxford Histories)

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With Igor Zavozin, she is the 1978 Nebelhorn Trophy [2] and 1981 Winter Universiade champion. A storm was brewing in the heart of mighty Russia, and the days of the Tsars were drawing to a close. Some decided to support the notion of a “China Card” directed against the Soviet Union as an exercise in Metternich style Realpolitik, while other anti-communists, loyal to Free China in Taiwan, felt that this was nothing but a grand deception whose ultimate aim was the crippling of the Free World and capitalism.
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Russia's Youth and Its Culture: A Nation's Constructors and

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Georgia now has four Russian bases and Armenia has three, while Azerbaijan is still holding out under severe pressure from Moscow. One purpose in the organization of these fake resistance groups by communist authorities was to provide the appearance to Western intelligence that communism was weakening and collapsing. He was held without access to legal counsel for over two months, and then released on September 6, although charges against him have not been dropped.
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The Beslan Massacre: Myths and Facts

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The bomb's yield was reduced from its design yield for the test by about half by replacing part of the Li-6 D fusion fuel with "a passive material" (probably ordinary lithium hydride). Poland’s ambassador to the United States, Ryszard Schnepf, told reporters in Washington on Thursday that his country is looking for a clear commitment of support from President Obama during his visit next week. Morgan" if only he would endorse the postwar alliance envisioned at Teheran.
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Crisis amid Plenty: The Politics of Soviet Energy under

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There were many minority languages which never received their own writing system; therefore their speakers were forced to have a second language. [157] There are examples where the Soviet government retreated from this policy, most notable under Stalin's regime, where education was discontinued in languages which were not widespread enough. These traumatic experiences caused colossal personality changes in him. If allowed to impose his values upon Brandeis-Bardin, Prager would ultimately betray Shlomo Bardin’s vision of the institute as a place for all Jews to enjoy.
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Eurasia's New Frontiers: Young States, Old Societies, Open

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The Soviets shoot down an American spy plane gathering information over Russian territory. This link became a primary forum for subsequent U. By late that morning, Petrograd was in the hands of the Bolsheviks -- all except the Winter Palace where the leaders of the Provisional Government remained. The Union of Councils of Soviet Jews reported that on February 20 three men broke into the home of a Jewish family in Chilanzar, near the Uzbekistan capital of Tashkent, beat several of them, and coerced them into relinquishing 50,000 rubles with threats of violence and anti-Semitic slurs, such as "Why haven't you left for Israel yet?"
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Russian Conservatism and Its Critics: A Study in Political

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In the late 1980s, Gorbachev refused to send military support to defend the Soviet Union's former satellite states, resulting in multiple communist regimes in those states being forced from power. It also evolved from focusing on Chechnya exclusively and more to focusing on the North Caucasus as a whole, spilling into Dagestan and other regions. The Federal Republics were different in that they had more autonomy, and were made up of states themselves.
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Britain and the Last Tsar: British Policy and Russia,

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Two of Russia's most influential regions—the autonomous republics of Chechnya and Tatarstan—have taken very different paths towards maintaining degrees of quasi-independence from Moscow since independence, despite Putin's moves to centralise. Ad, of course, to the economic greed and exploitative nature of the bourgeois correspond the sexual jealousy and sense of parental ownership which are part and parcel of the institution of the monogamous family. And now, it seems, they were seeking to be consistent in drawing out the implications of this commitment.
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Intellectuals and the Communist Idea: The Search for a New

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And, of course, there would be no anxiety about inheriting and bequeathing wealth. In the labour camps there were also common criminals, who, according to Conquest, would have far outnumbered the political prisoners. Benefits such as health care and public housing were terminated to help the Soviet government with their plan.... [tags: Papers] The Soviet Union - While in the Soviet Union for six months, I learned a lot aboout the lives of people living there.
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Lotman's Cultural Semiotics and the Political (Reframing the

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In the eyes of certain US rulers, mutual respect for state sovereignty and non-interference in each other's internal affairs are cast to the winds.. .” [238] The same newspaper noted in August 1989 that “As everyone knows, the Nicaraguan anti-government armed forces, which constitute a major obstacle to realizing peace in Central America, have been organized and backed by the USA.” [239] The Chinese government also supported the Noriega-Solis regime in Panama in the late 1980s and firmly opposed the US liberation of that country under the Bush Administration.
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Russian Interests in Sub-Saharan Africa

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In Spain, I could purchase and read publicly just about any foreign newspaper. By the time of Brezhnev's death in November 1982, the USSR was in headlong decline." S.-Russian cooperation, and took steps towards liquidating military aspects of the Cold War. Moscow also has a 49-year agreement to station troops at the Gyumri military base. Yet certain patterns of problems have emerged that are specific to the transition from Soviet rule. The Nazis liquidated the Trochimbrod ghetto in August and September 1942, with a German killing squad executing several thousand Jews.
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