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The Soviet State was founded in the fall of and celebrated its tenth anniversary on November 7, Its present form of a Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was inaugurated in July, The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), was a federal socialist state in Northern Eurasia that existed from to and was the largest country in the world.

Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics, in practice its government and economy were highly was a one-party state governed by the Communist Party, with Moscow as its Capital and largest city: Moscow, 55°45′N 37°37′E /. In preparation for the release of 20th Century Fox's new motion-length film Hidden Figures, here are five awesome facts I learned from my interview with the author of the best-selling novel, Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race, Margot Lee Shetterly.

The First African Americans to work at NASA Author: Angelique Roche. Within the Soviet Union, forced changes in agricultural policies (collectivization), confiscations of grain and droughts caused the Soviet famine of – in Ukraine, Northern Caucasus, Volga Region and Kazakhstan.

The famine was most severe in the Ukrainian SSR, where it is often referenced as the Holodomor. A significant portion of the. Joseph Stalin () was the dictator of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from He murdered tens of millions of people as he forced an underdeveloped Soviet Union to become an atomic superpower.

Farmers under Stalin’s rule harvested enough grain to feed the Russian people during widespread famine that killed. * Much of Moscow’s notably beautiful metro stations were built during the Soviet era.

The first plans for a subway system in that city were considered during Soviet Union in facts and figures. book Russian Empire, but were postponed due to major events such as WWI, the Revolution a.

The control of the Soviet government stretched long and far. Literature, being one of the most powerful forms of conversing ideas, was under the close watchful eye of censors.

While some books were edited, some were completely banned. Here are ten works that were banned in the Soviet Union. The novel Doctor Zhivago had a very unfortunate fate.

The Soviet Union was one of the most brutal regimes of the 20th century but given the significant timescale of its existence and subsequent collapse, many details have faded from public memory. Moreover, terms like dictatorship are often used casually in political debate without full appreciation of what real tyranny actually looks like.

Facts About the Soviet Union: #3. Between andthe Soviet Union introduced a five- and six-day work week calendar in a deliberate attempt to eliminate : Unbelievable Facts. The brutal rule of Iosif STALIN () strengthened communist rule and Russian dominance of the Soviet Union at a cost of tens of millions of lives.

After defeating Germany in World War II as part of an alliance with the US (), the USSR expanded its territory and influence in Eastern Europe and emerged as a global power. Soviet Union, in full Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.), Russian Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik or Sovetsky Soyuz, former northern Eurasian empire (/22–) stretching from the Baltic and Black seas to the Pacific Ocean and, in its final years, consisting of 15 Soviet Socialist Republics (S.S.R.’s): Armenia.

The Soviet Union was a one-party federation, governed by the Communist Party with Moscow as its capital. Moscow is the capital and most populous city of the Russian Federation, with million residents within the city limits and million within the urban area.

The Soviet Union detonated its first atomic bomb on Augat the Semipalatinsk Test Site in Kazakhstan. The event ended America's monopoly on atomic weaponry and launched the Cold War. [4] CIA agents during the Cold War used a method of communication based on how their shoelaces were tied.

The shoelace patterns could convey messages. The Soviet Union: Facts, Descriptions, Statistics. First Published: Source: Soviet Union Information Bureau, Washington D.C.

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Simply put, this is a stunning book. It's not every day an author is able to rewrite history, and do so credibly. When I read, on the inside cover, the following sentence: " the collapse of the Soviet Union was anything but the handiwork of the United States," I feared that it Cited by: Facts about Life in USSR under Stalin 7: the Soviet Famine.

In andthe Soviet Union faced the catastrophic famine due to the new economic changes. It was caused by the disturbed food production. The famine was called the Holodomor in Ukraine.

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Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. Jews in Former Soviet Union: Refusniks. Category» Jews in the Former Soviet Union One refusenik, Benjamin Bogomolny, actually entered the Guinness Book of World Records as "most patient"—he waited twenty and a half years to get permission to leave Russia (—from.

World War II losses of the Soviet Union from all related causes were ab, both civilian and military, although exact figures are disputed.

A figure of 20 million was considered official during the Soviet post-Soviet government of Russia puts the Soviet war losses at million, on the basis of the study by the Russian Academy of Sciences, including people dying as a. SOVIET UNION: When Facts Become Fiction: The publishers of the Great Soviet Encyclopedia have a dilemma--'We want to tell the truth, but we don’t know where it lies anymore.’.

Joseph Stalin, Leader of the Soviet Union () Simple history gives you the facts, simple. See the book collection here: The Decline and Dissolution of the Soviet Union (Short.

The illustration and outlook of Soviet Union children’s books were of identical importance as a tool for practical and solid information in the new Soviet regime.

Themes may vary from hospitable animal stories and day-to-day events in a teen’s life to educational textbooks and political themes such as Lenin, the Soviets, and May Day. Facts, Descriptions, and Statistics; Annual Growth Rates of Gross Social Product, Labour Productivity, Industrial Output, etc.

() Annual Per Capita Consumption of Sugar, Bakery Products, Meat, etc.() Education of Higher & Secondary Education () Industrial Output of Electricity, Iron Ore, Mineral Fertilizers, etc. Throughout the history of the Soviet Union (–), there were periods when Soviet authorities brutally suppressed and persecuted various forms of Christianity to different extents depending on State interests.

Soviet Marxist-Leninist policy consistently advocated for the control, suppression, and ultimately, the elimination of religious beliefs, and it actively encouraged the. Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, military action carried out in late December by Soviet troops.

The Soviet Union intervened in support of the Afghan communist government in its conflict with anti-communist Muslim guerrillas during the Afghan War (–92) and remained in. The fall of the Soviet Union was a decades-in-the-making outcome of Cold War politics, but it happened quite suddenly in the late 80s and early 90s, primarily at the level of U.S.-USSR politics.

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), Rus. Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik, former republic.

It was established in and dissolved in The Soviet Union was the first state to be based on Marxist socialism (see also Marxism; communism).Until the Communist party indirectly controlled all levels of government; the party's politburo effectively ruled the country.

The history of the Soviet Union from to covers the dissolution of the Soviet ution means ending or splitting up, and the dissolution of the Soviet Union describes its end as a separate country. The Soviet Union had many regions called "republics".

They were once separate countries which had been conquered or taken over by Russia. The Great Purge, also known as the “Great Terror,” was a brutal political campaign led by Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin to eliminate dissenting members of the.Geography, climate and environment.

With an area of 22, square kilometres (8, sq mi), the Soviet Union was the world's largest country, a status that is retained by the Russian Federation. [7] Covering a sixth of Earth's land surface, its size was comparable to that of North America. [8] The European portion accounted for a quarter of the country's area, and was the cultural and Capital: Moscow.