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Political succesion in the Soviet Union

Peter Frank

Political succesion in the Soviet Union

Building a power base.

by Peter Frank

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Published by Russian & Soviet Studies Centre, University of Esses in Colchester .
Written in English


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SeriesDiscussion paper series -- no.2
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Open LibraryOL20932113M

For some scholars the collapse of the Soviet Union was result from the failure of the Union to reform his economic and social systems. In my essay I argued that the End of the Cold War and the collapse of the Soviet Union were well planed from USA and the western Capitalist countries, which used their economical, social and political propaganda. The Soviet ruling elite, the nomenklatura, used both cooption and political repression to encourage loyalty to the communist regime. Loyalty was critical both in defusing internal op-position to the rule of the nomenklatura and in either deterring or defeating foreign enemies of the Soviet by:

peacefully together and resolve our political differences despite our differences of outlook. However, in the Soviet Union, the ideology is prescribed in such a way that anvone denying it (or any of its central propositions), is deemed unfit for public office, or for any kind of public activity, or private activity involving public manifestations. The Soviet Union was the world’s largest state consisting of 15 countries. It also had the world’s largest border, having kilometers (37, mi). According to Robert Buddan, Geography defines territory and territory is the very definition of a state.

Thus political economy is the science of the development of the socialproductive, i.e., economic, relations between men. It elucidates the laws which regulate the production and distribution of material wealth in human society at the different stages of its development. The method of Marxist political economy is the method of dialectical. CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SOVIET UNION'S POLITICAL SYSTEM – Formal organization of state power in the soviets – pyramid of elected legislative bodies to the Supreme Soviet – executive branch at each level accountable to the soviet – executive branch at national level -- Council of Minister File Size: 23KB.


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