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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

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 207 words.

An elected governing council in the former Soviet Union. Russian Soviets gained their revolutionary connotation in 1905, when the

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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 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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