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Soviet Union

Soviet Union

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics abbreviated to USSR and SU or shortened to the Soviet Union, was a Marxist–Leninist state on the Eurasian continent that existed between 1922 and 1991. It was governed as a single-party state by the Communist Party with Moscow as its capital. A union of multiple subnational Soviet republics, its government and economy were highly centralized. The Soviet Union had its roots in the Russian Revolution of 1917, which overthr...

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Soviet Spies Working in the United States 13.6k views List of Soviet spies and secret agents operating within the United States. The following individuals worked as espionage age...
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20+ Surreal Photographs During The Fall of The Soviet Union 2.1k views The Soviet Union officially ceased to exist in late 1991, but the photos of the fall of the USSR still linger in the pu...
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The Man Who Single-Handedly Saved The World From Nuclear Annihilation Wasn't American - He Was Soviet 1.1k views You many not be familiar with the name Vasili Arkhipov, but maybe you should be. He's the Soviet Navy man who stopped n...

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