Soviet

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

Some articles on soviet:

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
... 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 ...
History Of Russia - Soviet Union - The Khrushchev and Brezhnev Years
... Committee, charging him with a host of errors that included Soviet setbacks such as the Cuban Missile Crisis ... Podgorny, a veteran bureaucrat, Brezhnev, took Khrushchev's place as Soviet leader ... Brezhnev followed emphasis on heavy industry, instituted the Soviet economic reform of 1965, and also attempted to ease relationships with the United States ...
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 ...
Lviv - History - Soviet Union
... 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 Ukrainian ... that even people not familiar with Bandera accepted 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 ...
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.. ...

More definitions of "Soviet":

  • (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of the former Soviet Union or its people.
    Example: "Soviet leaders"

Famous quotes containing the word soviet:

    They were right. The Soviet régime is not the embodiment of evil as you think in the West. They have laws and I broke them. I hate tea and they love tea. Who is wrong?
    Alexander Zinoviev (b. 1922)

    If the Soviet Union can give up the Brezhnev Doctrine for the Sinatra Doctrine, the United States can give up the James Monroe Doctrine for the Marilyn Monroe Doctrine: Let’s all go to bed wearing the perfume we like best.
    Carlos Fuentes (b. 1928)

    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)