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Overview page. Subjects: World History.

(Russian, “council”) An elected governing council in the former Soviet Union. Russian Soviets gained their revolutionary connotation in 1905, when the St Petersburg Soviet of Workers'...

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Soviet

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 207 words.

(Russian, “council”) An elected governing council in the former Soviet Union. Russian Soviets gained their revolutionary connotation in 1905,

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Soviet

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 212 words.

An elected governing council in the former Soviet Union. Russian Soviets gained their revolutionary connotation in 1905, when the St Petersburg Soviet of Workers’ Deputies was formed to...

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soviet

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 60 words.

Russian revolutionary workers' council. Soviets appeared briefly in the 1905 Revolution, and again in 1917. The Petrograd (St Petersburg)

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soviet

Overview page. Subjects: World History.

(Russian, “council”) An elected governing council in the former Soviet Union. Russian Soviets gained their revolutionary connotation in 1905, when the St Petersburg Soviet of Workers'...

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soviet

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 140 words.

A representative institution which gained prominence in Russian history during the 1905 *Russian Revolution, when it was formed first in St Petersburg and then elsewhere to coordinate...

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Soviet Union

in The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

January 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 2111 words.

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR, or Soviet Union), successor to the Russian Empire following the Bolshevik Revolution of

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Soviet Union

in The Oxford Companion to International Relations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 2643 words.

From the October Revolution of 1917 until December 1991, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR, Soviet Union) led

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Being Soviet

Timothy Johnston.

August 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 304 pages.

‘Being Soviet’ takes a refreshing and innovative approach to the crucial years between 1939 and 1953 in the USSR. It addresses two of the key recent debates concerning Stalinism. It answers...

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expansionism, Soviet

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

A policy of military, strategic, economic, and ideological expansion in the Soviet Union after World War II. In this era, the Soviet Union constructed a formidable nuclear arsenal and...

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Soviet Union

Noel Castree, Rob Kitchin and Alisdair Rogers.

in A Dictionary of Human Geography

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Geography. 298 words.

An abbreviated name for the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), a multinational and *federal state formed in 1922

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Soviet Gulag

Neil Robinson.

in Encyclopedia of Human Rights

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 6996 words.

“Gulag” is the acronym for Glavnoe Upravlenie Lagerei, Chief Administration of Corrective Labor Camps, the section of the Soviet secret

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Dissidents, Soviet

Jonathan Weiler.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 917 words.

The Soviet dissident movement comprised three main tendencies: religious, national, and human rights; these tendencies encompassed an extraordinary diversity of

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Supreme Soviet

Stephen Whitefield.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 55 words.

Until the creation of the *Congress of People's Deputies, the Supreme Soviet was formally the highest legislative body

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Supreme Soviet

Stephen Whitefield.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 55 words.

Until the creation of the *Congress of People’s Deputies, the Supreme Soviet was formally the highest legislative body

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Soviet Union

Stephen Whitefield.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 1128 words.

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was formally formed on 30 December 1924 with the adoption of a federal treaty

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Soviet Union

Vera Gottlieb.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 3266 words.

Until August 1991, the Soviet Union consisted of 15 republics: the Russian Republic (which came into being after the

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Soviet Union

Edited by Julia Harding.

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2006; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 50 words.

the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, which, following the fall of communism, fragmented into its 16 constituent republics. See, in

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Soviet Union

Edited by Jancis Robinson and Julia Harding.

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 58 words.

the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, which, following the fall of communism, fragmented into its constituent republics. See, in very

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expansionism, Soviet

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 120 words.

a policy of military, strategic, economic, and ideological expansion in the Soviet Union after World War II. In this

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Soviet Union

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 1541 words.

Former federal republic, successor to the Russian Empire and the world's first communist state. The Soviet Union formed on December

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