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Geography of the Soviet Union

V. Pokshishevsky

Geography of the Soviet Union

physical background, population, economy.

by V. Pokshishevsky

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Published by Progress Publishers in Moscow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes booklet of 45 maps.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13678238M

Russia’s Clash With the West Is About Geography, Not Ideology The Marshall Plan recognized the limits of U.S. power in Europe. To be successful, so must diplomacy with Moscow today. The history of the Soviet Union from to , referred to as the Brezhnev Era, covers the period of Leonid Brezhnev's rule of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). This period began with high economic growth and soaring prosperity, but ended with a much weaker Soviet Union facing social, political, and economic stagnation.

The Soviet Union spread from central Europe to the far east of Asia. West to east was over 10, kilometres and the country contained 11 time zones. The USSR's highest mountain, at 7, metres, was Communism Peak (now known as Ismail Samani Peak, in Tajikistan). A Day in the Life of the Soviet Union [Rick Smolan, David Cohen] on museudelantoni.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. More than three hundred photographs visually survey the diversity of Russian landscapes and cityscapes and depict routine daily life throughout the Soviet Union/5(23).

Apr 10,  · The collapse of the Soviet Union and the disintegration of the former Yugoslavia are some of the most successful but also the most violent attempts at balkanization that have taken place. There have also been attempts to balkanize in Kashmir, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Kurdistan, and Iraq. In each of these areas, there are cultural and/or ethnic. Throughout the 20th century, cultural life in the Soviet Union has been subject to political control. Although much of their work was created in secret and condemned by the government, Soviet artists have since achieved rightful recognition in the world’s cultural history. Sources. Brown, Archie et al, eds.


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Here are ten works that were banned in the Soviet Union. The Soviet Union, officially known as the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR or СССР), was a federal sovereign state in northern Eurasia that existed from to Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics, [d] in practice its government and economy were highly museudelantoni.coml and largest city: Moscow, 55°45′N 37°37′E / .Geography largely played a role as well, with the government ignoring fundamental principles of spatial location and interaction.

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