Ukraine finally gained its independence with the collapse of the Soviet Union
Equally it is fair to note, retrospectively, that the CSFS was mistaken and misleading about women's lives in the Soviet Union
, as about much else.
Prior to the treaty, Finland fought the Soviet Union
twice-from 1939 to 1940 and from 1941 to 1944-but lost both wars, although not its independence.
But today's average Russian school student knows almost nothing about the Soviet Union
, despite the nostalgic rhetoric of this country's president - who, at 62, is already older than Gorbachev was when he was forced out of power.
* On what date did the Soviet Union
come to an end?
There are parallels between the Soviet Union
and the current controversy about a nuclear Iran.
JOIN THE CLUB In 1950, there were two nuclear powers--the United States, whose Manhattan Project developed the bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the end of World War II, and the Soviet Union
, which conducted its first nuclear test in August 1949.
According to Golitsyn, in 1960 the Communist Party Central Committee of the Soviet Union
, with implementing help from the KGB, secretly set in motion a long-range plan that is still playing out today.
In the late 1980s, the Soviet Union
and other Communist regimes collapsed, leaving North Korea as one of the world's few remaining Communist states.
This refers to the incident on September 26, 1983, when Lieutenant Colonel Petrov was the duty officer at Serpukhov-15, the Soviet Union
's main command bunker just south of Moscow.
Only a fraction of the liability limit is likely to be used, Jutton said, noting that losses in the former Soviet Union
tend to be lower than those in Western Europe and North America.
The Soviet Union
and the United States knew they couldn't fight each other directly, so their battles--both for popularity and for territory--took place elsewhere.
To appreciate the depth of Cliburn's international impact, one must recall the intensity of relations between the United States and the Soviet Union
in the 1950s, at the height of the Cold War.
Yerevan's ballet was considered by many to be one of the best in the Soviet Union
after those in Leningrad and Moscow.
Sapir has built a substantial real estate portfolio in Manhattan after immigrating from the former Soviet Union
almost three decades ago.