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    Communists first came to power in Russia in 1917 during the Bolshevik Revolution and in time were able to expand its empire and control in the form of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), which by 1940 had control of over 110 million people spanning over fifteen countries. This union remained until the early nineties; however, the regime showed signs of cracking long before then with a rapidly declining economy which was unable to compete with its capitalist competitors. This caused…

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    The split between the USSR and the PRC also knows as the Sino- soviet split happen due to the difference of political ideas and ideological relation between the people republic of china (PRC) and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) during the period of the Cold War. During the Cold War both the USSR and China was the largest communist nation in the entire world. The split between the USSR and the PRC was the first and most serious confrontation to arise in the communist world at that…

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    emerged: the Soviet Union and the United States. Possessing conflicting ideologies, the two dominated separate spheres of influence that engaged in proxy wars throughout the second half of the twentieth century in what was called the Cold War. However, the war suddenly ended when the Soviet Union unexpectedly collapsed. This event led many social theorists like Francis Fukuyama to question whether this was the end of government structural development. More specifically, the fall of the Soviet…

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    Introduction The Soviet Union, or the USSR, has had its fair share of leaders since its conception on November 7th, 1927. Throughout the Cold War alone there was a total of seven leaders. Arguably, one of the most famous of the seven leaders was Mikhail Gorbachev. Gorbachev was the last head of the USSR, and many believe he was to blame for its ultimate downfall and the eventual dissolution of the Soviet Union. There are a variety of viewpoints when it comes to the leadership of Gorbachev. Two…

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    Terrorism did not stop in Paris. Russia was the next place where Soviet Union played a big role in transforming terrorism. In 1960s and 70s, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was established in Russia. Cold war basically meant the war between Soviet Union and United States. Soviet Union was the root of terrorism. In order to control over the power, terrorism was used as a weapon. The Soviet Union and its allies supported terrorism and applied political violence against the West Europe…

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    A Speech that Influenced the Soviet Union In October 22, 1962, John F. Kennedy delivered a speech to declare the findings of nuclear missiles located in Cuba. President Kennedy gave an effective speech pointing out what responses he was going to take in order to eliminate the crisis in Cuba. John F. Kennedy responded to the citizens of Cuba, the Soviet Union, and the United States with the goal of encouraging Cuba to be a part of a "free world" , as opposed to a "communist world" ("The Cold").…

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    Fatal Transformation: Mikhail Gorbachev Leadership in the Soviet Union contained several dimensions of complexities. To significantly change the political system from its former Communist style leadership, the Soviet Union required a dedicated, intelligent, and compassionate leader. Paving the pathway towards building a free society would not happen overnight; rather, it would take years to refine and develop. Transforming the Soviet Union in the late 20th century presented challenges for…

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    After reading Churchill’s speech I conclude that he thought the Soviet Union was trying to spread communism throughout Eastern Europe and the rest of the world which could possible lead to a third world war. From what I understood Churchill’s method to stop this threat of war from happening was to rely on the United Nations Organization, because he believed the organization be vastly improved compared to the League of Nations and more efficient. To begin the definition of self-determination is…

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    new Soviet leader, Leonid Brezhnev, did not reinstate the terror of the Stalin years; however, he sought to strengthen the role of the party bureaucracy and the KGB and encouraged the further clampdown on reform in the satellite states. In 1968, disaffection with this step backward led to the emergence of a reform movement in Czechoslovakia. The main goal of this “Prague Spring” was to bring about a more humanistic socialism within certain limits, such as keeping the nation within the Soviet…

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    At the time the president came to know about the General Ripper’s controversial orders to attack on Soviet Union with nuclear attack he warns the premier of the Soviet Union about the impeding attack with intention that they could protect themselves. After this intimation the Soviet Ambassador exposed to Muffley that the Soviet Union has organized a doomsday device consisting on several buried bombs contain Cobalt Thorium G which is highly toxic and destructive element and it is connected with…

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