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    Stalin’s rise to power and ruler of the Soviet Union from 1928 to 1954 had a drastic effect on the country. To some extent, his rule was beneficial to Soviet Union, but overall, it was majorly devastating, particularly to the wellbeing of the Russian people. During his time as leader, Stalin implemented many significant changes within the Soviet Union, such as his program of rapid industrialization and modernization, which achieved huge increases in Soviet productivity and economic growth, but…

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    The Cold War was a rivalry between the United States and Soviet Union, as events swept the nation with their thirst of beating the other. Although this mainly took place between the two, major effects dominated over the rest of the world as their rivalry affected other Nations around them. Many countries had been affected by the Cold War and some had serious consequences. Knowing what was going on during the Cold War will perhaps give an explanation to how this played out for the rest of the…

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    The major conflict between the Germans and the Soviet Union was a problem for both sides. Neither side had the guaranteed victory from the start of this war with in a war. Each side had major flaws and little advantages against the other side. From the start it looked like the Germans had seen increasing success, with several victories in a row. In 1941, the reason the Soviets were struggling against the Germans was due to their lack of leadership, and preparedness. Leading up to this war,…

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    of America and the Soviet Union. At that time since the United States dropped the bomb in Hiroshima more and more nuclear weapons were created and more countries had them to their disposal.Both United States and the Soviet Union is to blame for the cold war with the US fearing communist attack and Truman's dislike for Stalin intimidating him put both Truman and Stalin in fear for suspicion. When the cold war started the United States was fearing communist attacks from the Soviet Union.The…

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    Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941, in the largest German military operation of World War II. There are a few contributing factors as to why the Soviet Union won the battle against Nazi Germany. I am going to just list a few of the most important contributing factors as to why they won the battle. One of the advantages that the soviet Union had over Natzi Germany is that they were fighting on their own territory this gave them an advantage not only because they wanted to…

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    invade the Soviet Union in 1941? Germany invaded the Soviet Union in 1941 for several reasons, the most extenuating factor in the decision making process to invade the Soviet Union was the desire for Lebensraum. I will also be taking into consideration there standing in the Second World War at that time, the economic factors, Hitler’s racial ideology and his hatred of communism. I will then come to a conclusion upo my finding summarising the reasons behind the invasion of the Soviet Union. In…

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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…

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    Which of these sources is more valuable in explaining why there were differences between the Western Powers and the Soviet Union? Source A, a speech by Winston Churchill’s ‘Iron Curtain Speech’ and Source B, taken from an interview with Josef Stalin, both point that there were differences between the Western Powers and the Soviet Union – but one is more valuable in explaining why than the other – and in this case Source A is the most valuable. Source A is a small sample taken from the…

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    There were high tensions between the Soviet Union and America after the Second World War. Propaganda in the United States showed intense hatred of Stalin, and therefore the Soviet Union. Although the world leaders met and cooperated with one another, they had different opinions on the majority of topics, leaving several conferences with unanswered questions. The Yalta conference was one of those conferences that showed the dissimilar beliefs of Stalin and Roosevelt, The Korean War also proved…

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    evolution of the Soviet Union. The new Secretary General of the Communist Party was Nikita Khrushchev. Between 1956 and 1964 there were significant changes in the USSR, although the essence of the organization of Soviet power remained. The destalinization initiated by Nikita Khrushchev in condemnation of the wave of terror imposed by the government of former leader and in recognition of the mistakes of the government in economic matters, gave way to the beginning of a new era in the Soviet…

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