Under the 1977 Constitution of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR),
the Chairman ... The post of General Secretary lacked clear guidelines of
succession, so after the death or removal of ...
JOSEPH STALIN was dead six hours and ten minutes before the Kremlin flag
was lowered and the radio announced that the Dictator was no more. In an age of
The struggle to succeed Lenin which commenced even before his death in
January 1924 rocked the Communist Party to its foundations and had immense ...
Jun 8, 2015 ... During the period of its existence, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was by
area the world's largest country ..... Even so, in its last decade Russia enjoyed
greater freedom than ever before. ...... The struggle for succession.
Soviet Union and the United States,' the dissolution of the Soviet Un- ..... ately
before the date of succession of States was a dependent territory for the interna-.
Jul 27, 2010 ... 26, 1991, Yeltsin could have chosen a different path for Russia's future — the
legal succession of pre-Soviet Russia, which is a completely ...
THE BREAKUP OF THE SOVIET UNION HAS PRESENTED OUR OFFICE WITH.
A HOST OF ... OBLIGATIONS OF PRE-EXISTING TREATIES . THE 1978 ...
Aug 29, 2016 ... In light of the emergent battle for succession now underway, we are .... Before the
Soviet control of Central Asia, there was a brief period in ...
Theories of Succession If the literature on succession in pre-Soviet Russian
history is somewhat thin, it is equally true that a sub-discipline of 'Succession ...
Rather it reflects the pre-modern, even neo-Tsarist nature of the Russian state, a
nature that not only ensures recurrent political, foreign policy, and economic ...