In an ideological quest to mold a new man, the Bolsheviks proceeded to reinvent and Sovietize
the cultures of the nations under their power.
Swans of the Kremlin presents the pivotal moments in both ballet companies in their respective efforts to defend and protect the purity of the art form while also appeasing the mercurial leadership desiring to sovietize
ballet by reflecting the Socialist tenets of nationality, ideological content, and party spirit.
This style of Stalinist architecture was later exported to Eastern European cities such as Warsaw, trying to Sovietize
the cityscape there.
The Soviet Union would certainly attempt to avoid becoming an ally until Japan had been thoroughly defeated and would then merely use the opportunity to acquire Manchuria and Sovietize
Ceausescu's predecessor, who applied random terror in order to Sovietize
the country, only managed to engage in process of "selective community building," aimed at building a political consensus and give a new meaning to relations between the communist elite and the population at large (36).