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List of leaders of the Soviet Union

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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 ...

The Soviet Succession: Lenin and Stalin - jstor

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months before Lenin's stroke. *This article is ... pre-eminence while Lenin still lived facilitated the effort to keep the ... The Soviet Succession: Lenin and Stalin.

It Is Time to Declare the Soviet Union Illegal | Opinion | The Moscow ...

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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 ...

Newly Independent and Separating States' Succession to Treaties ...

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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-.

Leon Trotsky | Russian revolutionary | Britannica.com

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Jan 29, 2016 ... Shortly before this, in Paris, Trotsky had met and married Natalya Sedova, by ... He became a leading spokesman of the St. Petersburg Soviet (council) of .... of eventual succession to the leadership of Russia became urgent.

state succession and relations with federal states - US Department ...

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THE BREAKUP OF THE SOVIET UNION HAS PRESENTED OUR OFFICE WITH. A HOST OF ... OBLIGATIONS OF PRE-EXISTING TREATIES . THE 1978 ...

How They Kill Themselves: Ukrainian Modifiers of ... - Before It's News

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Jun 16, 2016 ... How They Kill Themselves: Ukrainian Modifiers of Their Own Soviet Past .... proclaimed their succession from the pre-Soviet state formations.

The Khrushchev Succession Problem - Cambridge Journals

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Accounts of the two succession crises the Soviet regime has known .... does, the source of his pre-eminent authority will be his successful exercise of the office to  ...

Lessons from Afghanistan's History for the Current Transition and ...

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Given the country's history of chronic succession problems and associated conflict, ... The period after the Soviet withdrawal shows the potential and limitations of Afghan secu- .... before 1978 was King Amanullah's effort to impose reforms and ...

Planning For Succession in Cuba: the Long 'Anti-Transition' - CIAO

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Even before Fidel Castro announced (July 31, 2006) a temporary handover of ... evident in part as a response to pressure from the Soviet Union and the ...

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The Struggle for the Soviet Succession | Foreign Affairs

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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  ...

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics | historical state, Eurasia ...

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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.

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Facts, information, pictures ...

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Russia, officially the Russian Soviet Federal Socialist Republic (RSFSR), was only .... great men and events in pre-1917 Russian history were extolled in literature (e.g., ..... After the succession struggle abated, Nikita Khrushchev (1894 –1971) ...