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Background information on the Soviet Union

Air University (U.S.). Air Command and Staff College.

Background information on the Soviet Union

by Air University (U.S.). Air Command and Staff College.

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Published by Documentary Research Division, Research Studies Institute, Air University in [Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.] .
Written in English

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    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Kenneth R. Whiting .
      ContributionsWhiting, Kenneth R.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK18 .U6 1959
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 112 p.
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5814315M
      LC Control Number60060248
      OCLC/WorldCa22096922

        Grade 11 Up–Background chapters on the history, ethnic makeup, and government of the former Soviet Union are followed by an examination of how the economic system, class structure, education, health care, and the . For many years, Soviet Jews, like all other citizens of the USSR, had no real possibility to emigrate in sizable numbers, but this changed in the s. Based on collected data, it is estimated that almost two million Jews and their relatives have emigrated from the former Soviet Union since Most of this mass emigration occurred since —about million.

      Soviet Union. Most Recommended Books. This site has an archive of more than one thousand interviews, or five thousand book recommendations. We publish at least two new interviews per week. Five Books participates in the Amazon Associate program and . 5. The Soviet Union Towards the End of the Restoration Period. The Question of Socialist Construction and the Victory of Social-ism in Our Country. Zinoviev-Kamenev “New Opposition.” Fourteenth Party Congress. Policy of Socialist Indust-rialization of the Country Brief Summary Chapter Ten.

      The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Russia and the Former Soviet Union. (REF C ) Encyclopedia of the Third World. (REF K) West's Encyclopedia of American Law. (REF W ) Encyclopedia of U.S. Foreign Relations. (REF En) Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations. (REF W ). By late the Soviet Union had evolved into a compliant junior partner of the US. On the background of the shattering state, Boris Yeltsin seizing every opportunity to win over a part of the disgruntled population, rose to power, ultimately annihilating the Soviet state.


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