Presidium of the Supreme Soviet

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    No other author like Gail Warshofsky Lapidus has written about Soviet women as she has. In one of her many books, Women, Work, and Family in the Soviet Union Lapidus claims that the irreplaceable role of Soviet women in both production and reproduction made it virtually certain that the questions of women’s work and household duties were central issues on the Soviet political agenda during the late 1960s. Once the male population started to rise again, and return to the labor force the government was faced with the question of whether to keep women working or encourage them back into the boundaries of their, homes and continue their traditional roles as mothers and wives. The government was fully aware that women constituted a good portion…

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    The Soviet Union under Leonid Brezhnev was very different place than the Soviet Union under Mikhail Gorbachev. While these leader faced similar problems, their methods of repairing the Soviet Union differed greatly. While Gorbachev was open to change Brezhnev was very conservative and unwilling to reform. Brezhnev remained in power for eighteen year, but its was Gorbachev that completely changed the landscape of the Soviet Union. The Soviet Union under both Gorbachev and Brezhnev faced…

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    Both agreeing on no wars between the two and keeping peace to share Poland (Service, 2005). Ignoring the potential signs of attack, Stalin is unprepared when the Nazi’s attack Russia in year 1941. Even though the Soviet army is able to hold their grounds, they still suffer a huge loss of soldiers. Six hundred thousand soldiers were captured and by the end three million Soviet soldiers were prisoners. This event cause their non-aggression pact to be over and Stalin is enraged with anger towards…

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    Once Winston Churchill said “Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others. “ In late 80s of the past decade, when the concepts of communism was changing to democracy, new leaders with new ideas came to power. The last president of Soviet Union was Mikhail Gorbachev. As a member of new and modern generation, his agenda was to make some reforms to communism party. These ideas were to modernize the communist party and the way the government works. The policy of…

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