Soviet

  • (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of the former Soviet Union or its people.
    Example: "Soviet leaders"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on soviet:

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
... helped to raise global awareness of the gulag and the Soviet Union's forced labor camp system from 1918 to 1956 ... He was expelled from the Soviet Union in 1974 but returned to Russia in 1994 after the Soviet system had collapsed ...
4th Soviet Antarctic Expedition
... The Fourth Soviet Antarctic Expedition was an expedition in Antarctica led by Aleksandr Gavrilovich Dralkin ... According to Soviet News The expedition.. ...
Lviv - History - Soviet Union
... with migration from Ukrainian-speaking rural areas around the city and from other parts of the Soviet Union altered the ethnic composition of the city which became mostly ... it as a sarcasm in reference to the Soviet perception of western Ukraine ... By the time of the fall of the Soviet Union the name became a proud mark for the Lviv natives culminating in the creation of a local rock band under the name Khloptsi z Bandershtadtu (Boys from Banderstadt) ...
Lviv - Demographics - Poles
... Lviv was depolonised mainly through Soviet-arranged population exchange from 1944–46 ... During Soviet times two Polish schools continued to function № 10 (with 8 grades) and № 24 (with 10 grades) ... The word ment (see militsiya) used in the Soviet Union is derived from that dialect ...
History Of Russia - Soviet Union - The Khrushchev and Brezhnev Years
... Party's Central Committee, charging him with a host of errors that included Soviet setbacks such as the Cuban Missile Crisis ... a veteran bureaucrat, Brezhnev, took Khrushchev's place as Soviet leader ... followed emphasis on heavy industry, instituted the Soviet economic reform of 1965, and also attempted to ease relationships with the United States ...

More definitions of "soviet":

  • (noun): An elected governmental council in a Communist country (especially one that is a member of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics).

Famous quotes containing the word soviet:

    If the Soviet Union let another political party come into existence, they would still be a one-party state, because everybody would join the other party.
    Ronald Reagan (b. 1911)

    The tremendous outflow of intellectuals that formed such a prominent part of the general exodus from Soviet Russia in the first years of the Bolshevist Revolution seems today like the wanderings of some mythical tribe whose bird-signs and moon-signs I now retrieve from the desert dust.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)

    One difference between Nazi and Soviet camps was that in the latter dying was a slower process.
    Terrence Des Pres (1939–1987)