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bring under Soviet control, of a country

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model a country's social, political, and economic structure on the Soviet Union

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Such were a few indicators of a thoroughly sovietized Afghan air service marked by the "stovepiping' of information and decision-making generally at the highest levels.
The Estonian well-developed network of cultural institutions suited the Soviet authorities, who adopted and sovietized the content and model of cultural policy.
This is an America read through memorial pasts, in Nabokov's case Sovietized Russia, in Bellow's Jewish Europe into his Quebec childhood.
Talbot argued that the war was a fight against "the anti-Christian propaganda and practices of the Loyalist government, composed as it is of communists, anarchists, syndicalists and atheist groups" who "would not stop until the whole of Spain were Sovietized.
Sovietized economic policy brought Europeans from the countryside into drab, instantly obsolescent workers' towns with unprepossessing names like Nova Huta, "New Steelworks.
Having survived the Armenian Genocide of 1915 by the Ottoman Turks and a failed First Republic between 1918-1920, Armenia was forcibly Sovietized.
Uzbek scholar, Tolib Saidbayev, argues that under communism Muslims lived in "two dimensions: 'in the one, relating to the public sphere, Central Asians were thoroughly Sovietized in their attitudes, values and loyalties; in the other, relating to the private sphere, they retained "a largely traditional outlook, their world shaped-by customs and preconceptions that were rooted in Islamic practice.
The maktabis (those who have gone to school) were looked upon with disdain by many in those earlier years as they were seen to symbolize either the Westernized or Sovietized elite who had departed from "true" Islamic Afghan identity.
Many chose or were effectively forced into exile in the West (hearing about numerous cases of Polish exservicemen who had returned to the Sovietized Poland and were brutally incarcerated).
Before and after 1922, however, jurists and doctors expressed a multiplicity of views about sexual difference/deviance in a Sovietized country composed of productive men and women.
In the first years after independence, Arab nations tried a sort of Sovietized Westernization, carried Out mostly by young army officers like Nasser, Assad, and Saddam Hussein.
This implies that East German artistic culture had not been Sovietized at this early date.
Now--in the 10 years since The Wall came down--what was once a grayly Sovietized East Berlin has begun to flourish visibly, with new hotels, shops, eateries, and literally countless building projects.
Like Milosz, he has criticized some of the more progressive tendencies of the West and has equated them with what was most disgraceful in the culture of the sovietized East.
East German archives offer proof that right up until the time of his death, Stalin opposed the establishment of a sovietized regime in the Eastern occupation zone.