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In the Grip of Transition: Economic and Social Consequences

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The need to harness Islam to the service of the revolution has been openly discussed by communist strategists. In March, after more fighting, the Soviets quit the war for good and signed the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk. The history of religion in the Soviet Union is long and complex. Chadwyck-Healey Hoover Project: Archives of the Soviet Communist Party and Soviet State Information about the joint project between the State Archival Service of the Russian Federation (Rosarkhiv), at Stanford University, and Chadwyck-Healey, to put on microfilm the records and opisi (finding aids) of the Communist Party of the former Soviet Union.
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Decade of Detente: Shifting Definitions and Denouement

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A tendency still exists to pigeonhole students by making them choose a profession before they enter school—a Soviet remnant that preached that every citizen had a specific role in society and the sooner he or she realized it and learned the trade the better. The economy was formally directed by central planning, carried out by Gosplan and organized in five-year plans. Political Handbook of the World. 1975+ NY: Publ. for the Center for Comparative Political Research of the State University of New York at Binghamton and for the Council on Foreign Relations by McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1975+ SuzRefRdy JF 37.
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Cursed Days: Diary of a Revolution

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Curious, his family investigates and discovers his secret relationship to a divorcee. Subsequently, Karimov tightened controls over political and economic life. Over a million people have been displaced, fleeing to Russia or to other parts of Ukraine (primarily to the Central and Southeastern regions). Also a product of their formally nomadic lives is the yurt, a Central Asian dwelling resembling a tepee, which was transportable and utilitarian on the harsh Central Asian steppe.
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Putin and the Oligarchs: The Khodorkovsky-Yukos Affair

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In the past, Talbott was a vociferous defender of Boris Yeltsin. “President Yeltsin is the personification of reform in Russia,” Talbott said. Politicizing the mass media and the arts served not only to secure the regime's power but also furthered the role of the CPSU and the dominance of Marxism-Leninism (see Glossary) in the social, cultural, and economic life of the country. FOR FUNNY-ROMANTIC-SADNESS-AND WHATEVER... WHAT'S ACTUALLY PLAY AND ROLE OF THE POLITICIANS...??? ...
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The Socialist Sixties: Crossing Borders in the Second World

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The second form was group marriage, which developed very early and had several subtypes. A compromise between the two positions was reached in December 1922 by the formation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. When the Congress of Soviets met that night, Lenin was proclaimed premier. If anything may appear to display an anti-Soviet, less than professional bias, it may be the consistent accusation that the Soviets have murdered all these millions; and to use the term in the title of this book.
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Roosevelt and Stalin: Portrait of a Partnership

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Although there was no independent investigation of the killings, which followed the arrest and subsequent jailbreak of a group of religious businessmen, an OSCE report estimated the death toll at between 300-500 people. When I told them my view on masturbation, they were shocked. Baruch Gur and Yoram Dinstein argue that Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in the 1970s did not want a confrontation with American Jewry over the dropout issue.
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The Gorbachev Phenomenon: A Historical Interpretation

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ISBN 0231106076 All links retrieved April 23, 2014. The subsidization of oil to the Soviet bloc and then to Western European countries helped Moscow undercut Western regimes and strengthen its position in its own periphery — a strategy that the CIA dubbed the Soviet Economic Offensive. In place of the internationalism expressed by Lenin throughout the Revolution, it aimed to build Socialism in One Country. Without new jobs, the city theoretically could not grow. Under the dictatorship of the proletariat then, the material and economic considerations in which the family was grounded cease to exist.
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Society and Politics in the Russian Revolution (Studies in

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For example, I learned very early on, in the first of my four visits to India, that poverty was not the cause of crime I was taught it was at college. I HAD SCARRING ON MY CHEEKS FROM TEEN ACNE (I AM 43) AND IT HAS SMOOTHED OUT MY SKIN BEAUTIFULLY! Miniature Empires: a Historical Dictionary of the Newly Independent States. He also called for "both sides" to "invoke the wonders of science" instead of promoting "its terrors" (18), and he imagined "both sides" creating a "new world of law, where the strong are just and the weak secure and the peace preserved" (20).
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The Kremlin and the West: A Realistic Approach

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If the means are available, a Kazakh can be buried in a mausoleum. Like the authoritarian leader of neighbouring Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Karimov led his country through the transition from the former USSR without any major tests to his rule. But, he continued, it ought to be a rare occurrence, "perhaps once in a lifetime, perhaps twice, if you are really so unhappy." In practice, its members directed most day-to-day state activities. Thus she lists her reservations about the forced collectivization of the peasantry, the proclamation of the end to the class struggle in the USSR in the 1930s [!], the abolition of abortion in 1936, the stress upon Great Russian chauvinism in the Patriotic War, the resurgence of anti-Semitism in the postwar period, the mass incarcerations and executions.
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Palestine in EU and Russian Foreign Policy: Statehood and

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Columnist George Will called it Europe's Second Reformation--the "most startling, interesting, promising and consequential year ever."a Neal Ascherson of the Observer (London) labeled 1989 the "pivotal year of the 20th century."b Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, in his 1990 New Year's address, declared 1989 the "year of ending the Cold War." Lithuania was the only former Baltic republic with nuclear power but in 2009 it had to close it down as a condition of joining the EU on safety grounds.
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