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Synonyms for de-Stalinization

social process of neutralizing the influence of Joseph Stalin by revising his policies and removing monuments dedicated to him and renaming places named in his honor

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Stalingrad to Volgograd), the removal of Stalin's remains from the Lenin Mausoleum, and the rehabilitation of many victims of Stalinist repression--the process of de-Stalinization failed to integrate citizens' traumatic personal or communicative memories of the Stalin era into public memory.
Cuba had a similar experience in 1980 when the ruling Communist Party conducted its own version of de-Stalinization without jettisoning Fidel Castro, the man most responsible for the tragic mistakes of the regime.
Europeanized Leninism versus Asianized Leninism: the sino-soviet conflict and its overwhelming effect on the touchstone of Revolutionary Leninism examine the process of de-Stalinization and the major changes in the world geopolitics after Stalin's death.
28) This striking figure of the show trials recurs in Althusser's account of the polemical exchanges between himself and PCF over the direction that de-Stalinization should take.
It has remained open despite the de-Stalinization campaign and denunciation of his personality cult that was declared by Stalin's successor Nikita Khrushchev in 1956.
When she began her long-planned reminiscences in the early 1960s, Nikita Khrushchev had opened the way for de-Stalinization.
There used to be statues of the leader all over Russia, but proceding premiers launched de-Stalinization campaigns and condemned the old boss.
The taboo against acknowledging unemployment (typically associated with socialist governments) occurred as a result of de-Stalinization after 1956 (when political stability was exchanged for economic security and rising economic living standards), with the latter to be achieved through employment in large, state-owned industrial enterprises.
The publication of de Gaulle's memoirs led to the appearance of others, either supporting his position and version of events or defending an alternative, communist record of national events--a task made more complex after de-Stalinization since the original rationale of many actions had been undermined by subsequent developments.
The Morgn Frayhayt's publicized moral revulsion against Stalinism and ritual commemorations of the murdered Soviet Yiddish writers helped reduce the fallout from the de-Stalinization process in the Soviet Union.
Specialists striving to understand why China has yet to emulate Soviet development of manifold, relatively sophisticated indigenous weapons systems will notice (1) Moscow's significant human and natural resources, which it harnessed--particularly following World War II--in the development of a massive scientific, technical, and industrial infrastructure; (2) the postwar emergence of a generation of technocrats with formidable prestige and power to administer this prioritized establishment; and (3) following Khrushchev's courageous de-Stalinization efforts, the relative protection of the best Soviet minds from repression and turmoil--provided that they did not, like foremost nuclear physicist and later Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Andrei Sakharov, seek political change.
The de-Stalinization of the 20th Congress of the Soviet Union followed by the Russian suppression of the Hungarian Revolution are of particular importance for Trotskyists since the ensuing exodus from the Communist Party of Great Britain enabled them for the first time to become a significant component of the British left.
Consequences of 1956: "Anti-Soviet Stalinists" faced with De-Stalinization
Calinescu played a significant role in the process of cultural de-Stalinization and the emergence of a new literature by setting mythopoetic fantasy and experiential subjectivity against the outworn doctrine of "socialist realism.
examines the lived experiences of de-Stalinization amongst the artists, writers, and intellectuals of the Arbat neighborhood of central Moscow, long a cultural center of Russian life.