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Further restructuring of the Soviet political system.

Alexander Rahr

Further restructuring of the Soviet political system.

by Alexander Rahr

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Written in English


Edition Notes

Taken from REF/RL report on the USSR, vol.3, no.14, 1991, pp.1-5.

SeriesRFE/RL report on the USSR -- v.3, no.14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21653180M

The necessary restructuring of Soviet forces took place during the s and s. This book identifies the old and new hierarchies of strategic objectives, analyzes the implications of the shift, and deduces the Soviet operational plan for waging world war, should it prove inescapable.   Soviet authors openly admit now that political restructuring was not part of the mandate given to Gorbachev by the inaugural meeting of the Central Committee in April of

including photocopying and recording, or in any information storage or retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publishers. British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data McNair, Brian Glasnost, perestroika and the Soviet media. – (Communication and scoiety). 1. Soviet Union. Mass media I. Title II. Series Rita Schneider-Sliwa, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Conclusions. Global economic restructuring, political change, government devolution, and social restructuring alter urban and regional fortunes and give rise to new sociospatial patterns of ntation, polarization, and new local spatial identities form new urban.

CONTRACTS IN CONFLICT: PERESTROIKA AND THE DECLINE OF SOVIET LEGITIMACY Karl Glenn Hokenmaier, M.A. Western Michigan University, Gorbachev’s perception of the Soviet Union’s socio-economic crisis and his subsequent actions to Author: Karl Glenn Hokenmaier. a. The first world war. Russia was largely unprepared for the outbreak of World War II. After its defeat at the hands of the Japanese, the Russians had done little more than aggressively pursue alliances with France and Britain, hoping that the threat of being encircled would keep Germany from attacking.


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