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 ...
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.
Jun 30, 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.
THE BREAKUP OF THE SOVIET UNION HAS PRESENTED OUR OFFICE WITH.
A HOST OF ... OBLIGATIONS OF PRE-EXISTING TREATIES . THE 1978 ...
Jul 27, 2010 ... Although official Soviet accounts place the responsibility for the decision ... path
for Russia's future — the legal succession of pre-Soviet Russia, ...
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 ...
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
Well before the crisis in the GDR erupted, a few Soviet leaders had been plot- ...
first phase of the post-Stalin succession struggle, but also proved to have last-.
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 ...
Before we turn to the question of leadership change and policy innovation ....
which takes place in the Soviet Union in the immediate post-succession period is