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SOVIET SPY
SOVIET LEADER
SOVIET TROOPS
PETROGRAD SOVIET
MAJORITY
GERMANS
ATTACK
BREAK
RESISTANCE
FIRST TIME
SOVIET LUGER
AUGUST
SOVIET BORDER
BORDER
SUMMER
CAMP
AGREEMENT
PEACE
SOVIET ECONOMY
ECONOMY
CURZON LINE
EAST
CANADA
USA
POPULATION
POLISH
EXISTENCE
SOVIET INFLUENCE
INFLUENCE
SOVIET GOVERNMENT
GOVERNMENT
SOVIET TEAM
MEDALS
LENIN
REVOLUTION
FIGHT
FIGHTING
SOVIET AID
AID
MOON
ORBIT
TERRITORIES
SOVIET TERRITORY
TERRITORY
NAZI INVASION
FALL
Review of Short Phrases and Links

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Definitions

  1. A soviet is a council, the theoretical basis for the socialist society of the USSR. (Web site)
  2. Soviet is more widely used, but the argument that Soviet Union was not created untill 1924 is quite convincing.
  3. The Soviet were acting not in Poland, but in Ukraine, Belarus, Latvia as the matters stood at the time of the day.
  4. The Soviet created guerilla force called Armia Ludowa was integrated with the Polish People's Army at the end of the war. (Web site)

Soviet Spy

  1. Unfortunately for them (and Hiss), he was conclusively identified in the decoding of the Venona intercepts to be a Soviet spy.
  2. January 24 - Cold War: Klaus Fuchs, a German émigré and physicist, walked into London 's War Office and confessed to being a Soviet spy.
  3. He turned his attention to adults with "Passions of Spies," reviewing dozens of Soviet spy and detective films to make Soyuzmultfilm's first spoof. (Web site)

Soviet Leader

  1. In 1946 the city's name was changed from Knigsberg to Kaliningrad, in honor of the Soviet leader M. I. Kalinin.
  2. He was the only Soviet leader to have been born after the October Revolution of 1917. (Web site)
  3. It seems clear in retrospect that the Soviet leader neither expected nor wanted a military confrontation, let alone a war, over Berlin.

Soviet Troops

  1. Although Soviet troops were forced out in 1941 by the invasion of Axis forces, the Soviet Union re-occupied and annexed the area in August 1944. (Web site)
  2. His invasion of Poland in 1939, backed by Soviet troops, prompted France and the United Kingdom to declare war, starting World War II in Europe. (Web site)
  3. Over 100,000 Soviet troops took part in the invasion, who were backed by another 100,000 and plus pro-communist forces of Afghanistan. (Web site)

Petrograd Soviet

  1. In the early afternoon an Extraordinary Session of the Petrograd Soviet was convened by Trotsky, to pre-empt the Congress of Soviets. (Web site)
  2. The Petrograd Soviet and the Provisional Government competed for the power over Russia. (Web site)
  3. Kerensky was an interesting choice as he was a member of the Petrograd Soviet and had links with many factory workers committees within Petrograd. (Web site)

Majority

  1. After the Bolsheviks gained a majority in the Petrograd Soviet, Trotsky was elected Chairman on 8 October. (Web site)
  2. They gained the majority in the Petrograd Soviet, the most influential Soviet in the country, and in Moscow and others. (Web site)
  3. The majority of Poles came to the United Kingdom as political émigrés after the German and Soviet occupation of Poland. (Web site)

Germans

  1. By July 1944 the Soviet s were deep into the Polish territory, pursuing the Germans toward Warsaw.
  2. The Germans lost that, too, and thereafter the war on the eastern front was one Soviet victory after another. (Web site)
  3. After the expulsion of the Germans, Slovakia joined a reconstituted Czechoslovakia, which came under Soviet domination in 1948. (Web site)

Attack

  1. Stalin expected the Germans not to attack until 1942, but the pact ended in 1941 when Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa.
  2. Hitler had learned that the Soviet Union was willing to sign a non-aggression pact with Germany and would support an attack on Poland. (Web site)
  3. In the summer of 1942, Hitler shifted the attack to the south of the Soviet Union and began a large offensive to secure the Caucasian oil fields. (Web site)

Break

  1. By August, Hitler decided to move his attention towards Stalingrad, just when Soviet forces had started to break up before him. (Web site)
  2. Break up of the Soviet Union in 1991 - the end of the Cold War, United States as sole world superpower.
  3. The break with the Soviet Union also inspired a search for a new model of socialism in Yugoslavia.

Resistance

  1. Soviet partisans, or members of Russian and Soviet resistance in World War II.
  2. Originally, the Security Division was used to clean up pockets of Soviet resistance that the Germans had passed up in the advance eastwards.
  3. The forests and marshlands of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia became breeding grounds for resistance to the Soviet occupation. (Web site)

First Time

  1. This will be the first time that the Russian Federation will host the Winter Olympics; the Soviet Union hosted the 1980 Summer Games in Moscow.
  2. Starting in May 1988, Soviet troops pulled out of Afghanistan, the first time the Soviets had voluntarily withdrawn from a puppet regime. (Web site)
  3. The partition of Poland gave Germany and the Soviet Union a common border for the first time. (Web site)

Soviet Luger

  1. Andrey Rochilov is a Soviet luger who competed from the late 1980s to 1990.
  2. Algars Kirkis was a Soviet luger who competed during the late 1970s.

August

  1. In early August, Germany and the Soviet Union worked out the last details of their economic deal,[ 59] and started to discuss a political alliance.
  2. Valery Dudin (born August 20, 1963) was a Soviet luger who competed during the 1980s.
  3. Yelena Victorovna Davydova (, born August 7, 1961 in Voronezh, 400 miles south of Moscow), is a Russian (formerly, Soviet) gymnast.

Soviet Border

  1. By contrast, the Germans were steadily making preparations for an attack on the Soviet Union, amassing forces on the Soviet border. (Web site)
  2. In March 1940 the Soviet border was moved 150 km from Leningrad to Vyborg under an agreement signed at the Finnish government's request. (Web site)
  3. On June 17, 1941, Finland ordered its armed forces to be fully mobilized and sent to the Soviet border.

Border

  1. During the twilight of the new dawn the Axis forces crossed the Soviet border in Poland, supported by a massive preparatory barrage.
  2. November 14 – The leader of Poland 's outlawed Solidarity movement, Lech Wałęsa, is released from 11 months of internment near the Soviet border.
  3. Turkmen are another Sunni Turkic speaking group found scattered throughout the northern most portion of Afghanistan along the Soviet border.

Summer

  1. Baltic Gap depicts the Soviet drive into Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania during the summer of 1944. (Web site)
  2. The Germans launched another attack in the Soviet Union the following summer, but the attack bogged down in vicious urban fighting in Stalingrad. (Web site)
  3. In the Soviet Union, both the Germans and the Soviets spent the spring and early summer of 1943 making preparations for large offensives in Central Russia.

Camp

  1. From 1945 to 1950, the Soviet Union used the occupied camp as an NKVD special camp for Nazis and other Germans.
  2. The camp was initially used for interning Polish intellectuals and resistance movement members, then also for Soviet Prisoners of War.
  3. The Soviet government, which investigated the camp after it was overrun by the Red Army in January 1945, put the figure at four million. (Web site)

Agreement

  1. The Soviet Union had invaded Poland in an agreement with Germany in 1939 (see Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact) and occupied half of the country. (Web site)
  2. Soviet pressure and a complicated international situation forced Lithuania to sign an agreement with the U.S.S.R. on October 10, 1939. (Web site)
  3. In October 13, 1921, the Soviet republics of Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia signed an agreement with Turkey known as the Treaty of Kars. (Web site)

Peace

  1. Soviet Russia soon made peace with Germany, leaving Romania the only enemy of the Central Powers on the Eastern Front.
  2. On the eve of war with the Soviet Union, he flew solo to Scotland in an attempt to negotiate peace with the United Kingdom, but instead was arrested. (Web site)
  3. Britain, fortunately for Stalin, did not make peace." The Soviet Union, fortunately for Britain, played the main role in defeating the Nazis.

Soviet Economy

  1. A German victory in the southern Soviet Union would severely damage Stalin's war machine and the Soviet economy.

Economy

  1. Afghanistan became to the USSR what Vietnam was to the US, an open ended war which drained the Soviet economy and resources.
  2. The Soviet economy was also of major importance to Eastern Europe because of imports of vital natural resources from the USSR, such as natural gas.
  3. The Soviet economy and infrastructure suffered massive devastation[64] but the Soviet Union emerged as an acknowledged superpower.

Curzon Line

  1. When the Soviet Union ceased to exist in 1991, the Curzon line became Poland's eastern border with Lithuania, Belarus and Ukraine. (Web site)
  2. Lakhva and its surrounding region were located to the east of the Curzon Line, which largely formed the new border between Poland and the Soviet Union. (Web site)
  3. The Soviets unilaterally declared the former Soviet-German border (approximately the Curzon Line) to be the new frontier between the Soviet Union and Poland. (Web site)

East

  1. Ultimately the Soviet Union was forced to retreat and even cede territory to the east of the Curzon line to Poland.
  2. Although commonly considered a part of Siberia, the Russian Far East has been treated separately in Soviet and Russian regional schemes. (Web site)
  3. These territories bordered the Soviet Union on the east, Lithuania and Latvia on the north, and Romania on the south.

Canada

  1. The Soviet Union had ordered Communist parties around the world to aid the Spanish Republicans, and the Communist Party of Canada heeded this call.
  2. Asbestos deposits can be found throughout the world and are still mined in Australia, Canada, South Africa, and the former Soviet Union. (Web site)
  3. Hollis was sent to Canada to interview Gouzenko, a cipher clerk in the Soviet embassy in Ottawa. (Web site)

Usa

  1. Large deposits of asbestos were discovered in the Ural Mountains in the Soviet, in the Alps of Northern Italy, Canada, USA, South Africa and Rhodesia.
  2. By 1945, Nazi Germany and its Axis partners (Italy and Japan) were defeated – chiefly by the united forces of USA, Britain and the Soviet Union. (Web site)
  3. After World War II, the Allied powers (Soviet Union, France, Britain, and the USA) saw to it that the Nazi ideas were eliminated from the curriculum. (Web site)

Population

  1. In the last years of the Soviet Union, the majority of the population were Russians (50.78%), followed by Ukrainians (15.45%) and Uzbeks (5.84%).
  2. Polish and Soviet authorities expelled most of the population from the Polish annexed part of Lubusz Land.
  3. In Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, that the Soviet Union had conquered in 1940, the Wehrmacht was greeted by most of the population. (Web site)

Polish

  1. Only in April of 1944 the Polish and Soviet partisans started coordinating their actions against the Germans.
  2. In the latter years of the war, there were increasing conflicts between Polish and Soviet partisans.
  3. The camp was constructed by prison labor -- mostly Polish and Soviet prisoners of war.

Existence

  1. According to military experts, the Spetsnaz could be considered as the best elite force in world during the existence of the Soviet Union.
  2. Bulgaria initially accepted the existence of a distinctive Macedonian identity, but it was under Soviet and Yugoslav pressure. (Web site)
  3. Soon following, the USSR voted itself out of existence in December 1991, and Gorbachev resigned as president of the former Soviet Union.

Soviet Influence

  1. Stalin's expansion of Soviet influence after World War II contributed to the cold war. (Web site)
  2. With the war over and Chinese and Japanese threat eliminated from Mongolia, the way for renewed assertion of Soviet influence in Mongolia was clear.
  3. Soviet influence collapsed in 1989 and Czechoslovakia once more became free. (Web site)

Influence

  1. Between 1956 and 1989, the Cold War, the world was largely divided between American and Soviet influence.
  2. Poland lost over six million citizens in the war and emerged several years later as the People's Republic of Poland under Soviet influence.
  3. Communism had been vastly strengthened by the winning of many new nations into the sphere of Soviet influence and strength in Eastern Europe. (Web site)

Soviet Government

  1. Burgess lived in Russia until his death in 1963, though he reportedly did not attempt to further participate in the Soviet government. (Web site)
  2. Founded in 1654, Kharkiv became the first city in Ukraine where the Soviet power was proclaimed and Soviet government was formed.
  3. Nikita Khrushchev 's speech on the Soviet government under Stalin caused much debate within the elite of the Hungarian communist party.

Government

  1. On August 16, 1945, a border agreement between the Soviet government of Poland and the government of the USSR was signed in Moscow.
  2. Because of the breakdown of the economy, however, Lenin adopted a policy toward the peasant that threatened to destroy the Soviet government.
  3. Even before the end of the war, the Soviet government made a decision to restore the Observatory.

Soviet Team

  1. The Soviet team won the series 4-1-3 over Canada. (Web site)
  2. Also in 1970, Keres's 3:1 with Ivkov on the tenth board gave victory to the Soviet team in the match vs Rest of the World. (Web site)
  3. They won the gold medal, defeating the heavily favored Soviet team and Finland in the medal round. (Web site)

Medals

  1. In bars event final 5 of the 6 gymnasts won medals (2 Romanians,2 East Germans,1 Soviet). (Web site)
  2. The Soviets came prepared as their speed skaters won 3 of the 4 events and the Soviet team finished first in the medals.
  3. The Soviet Union made its Winter Olympics debut and won more medals than any nation.

Lenin

  1. From mid-September on the Bolsheviks had a majority in the Petrograd soviet, and Lenin urged the soviet to seize power. (Web site)
  2. Stalin went on to become the leader of the Soviet Union, as the successor of Lenin, another major Russian figure. (Web site)
  3. Even though he had been picked to take over after Lenin, Trotsky was kicked out of the Soviet Union by Stalin in 1940, and then killed.

Revolution

  1. The October Revolution ended the phase of the revolution instigated in February, replacing Russia's short-lived provisional government with a Soviet one.
  2. The reader is confronted by the old idea that the not yet created Soviet Union wanted to and WOULD HAVE exported their revolution to Germany through Poland. (Web site)
  3. The revolution was led by the Bolsheviks,[ 2] who used their influence in the Petrograd Soviet to organize the armed forces. (Web site)

Fight

  1. When German troops invaded Poland, the Soviet Union was ill prepared to fight a major war. (Web site)
  2. Soviet forces came to fight a war of scorched earth, withdrawing into the steppe of Russia to acquire time and stretch the German army. (Web site)
  3. Turkey itself was in no condition to fight a war with the Soviet Union which had emerged as a superpower after the second world war.

Fighting

  1. The German inhabitants of the city were either evacuated before the Soviet army arrived, killed during the fighting, or expelled to Germany after the war.
  2. This is the final resting place for more than 2,500 Soviet soldiers who died in World War II fighting against Nazi Germany. (Web site)
  3. The game is based around fighting between German and Soviet troops during World War II.

Soviet Aid

  1. Laos depended heavily on Soviet aid channeled through Vietnam up until the Soviet collapse in 1991. (Web site)
  2. Between 1954 and 1978, Afghanistan received more than $1 billion in Soviet aid, including substantial military assistance. (Web site)
  3. Despite his two visits to the Soviet Union, in April 1963 and January 1964, and increased Soviet aid, uneasy relations prevailed between Havana and Moscow. (Web site)

Aid

  1. Soviet aid to China reduced the superiority in firepower that Japan enjoyed in the early days of the war.
  2. After the fall of the Soviet Union and the end of Soviet aid, the leadership of Vietnam accepted the need for change. (Web site)
  3. With the collapse of the USSR, however, Mongolia was deprived of Soviet aid. (Web site)

Moon

  1. March 31 - The Soviet Union launches Luna 10, which later becomes the first space probe to enter orbit around the Moon. (Web site)
  2. N1 or N-1 or 11A52 (Н1, Н-1, 11А52 in Russian) was a secret Soviet rocket intended to send Soviet cosmonauts to the Moon.
  3. In August, the CIA got word to NASA that the Soviet Union was planning to send a Zond spacecraft around the moon before the end of the year. (Web site)

Orbit

  1. On April 12, 1961, the Soviet cosmonaut, Yuri Gagarin, became the first human to be launched into orbit around the earth aboard the Vostok I spacecraft.
  2. In 1957, the Soviet Union launched the first artificial satellite into orbit and, soon afterward, Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space. (Web site)
  3. Soyuz 5 (Russian: Союз 5, Union 5) was a Soyuz spacecraft launched by the Soviet Union on January 15, 1969, which docked with Soyuz 4 in orbit. (Web site)

Territories

  1. It was known that a very high percentage, 80 percent, of the Jews in the occupied Soviet territories were deported by the Soviets or fled in 1941. (Web site)
  2. After the occupation of Manchukuo and Korea, Japan turned its military interests to Soviet territories.
  3. In addition, some surviving German wartime documents also refer to the deportation of western European Jews to the occupied Soviet territories. (Web site)

Soviet Territory

  1. The Germans too had their administrative divisions in occupied Soviet territory, yet we're not pretending that Smolensk was part of Germany in 1943, do we.
  2. By late 1944, the Red Army had driven the Germans from Soviet territory and entered Central Europe. (Web site)
  3. The Red Army liberated a vast amount of Soviet territory (whose population had suffered greatly under the German occupation). (Web site)

Territory

  1. The armed forces of Germany and its allies invaded the Soviet Union, quickly advancing deep into Soviet territory.
  2. On the 22nd June, 1941, without any declaration of war, Germany invaded Soviet territory in accordance with the plans so long made. (Web site)
  3. In mid-January 1980 the Soviets relocated their command post from Termez, on Soviet territory to the north of Afghanistan, to Kabul.

Nazi Invasion

  1. Soviet partisans began sabotage and guerrilla operations against German forces immediately after the Nazi invasion of 1941. (Web site)
  2. According to Estonian point of view, the occupation of Estonia by Soviet Union lasted five decades, only interrupted by the Nazi invasion of 1941-1944.
  3. However, with the reversal of the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union, the Allies gained the upper hand from 1942 onwards.

Fall

  1. Since the fall of the Soviet Union it has been an exclave of Russia surrounded by Lithuania, Poland, and the Baltic Sea. (Web site)
  2. Poland, Lithuania and Belarus finally regain independence with the fall of the Soviet Union. (Web site)
  3. After World War II, when Romania was beginning to fall under Soviet influence, he served as secretary of the Union of Communist Youth (1944–1945).

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