USSR leadership, party and government

by National Foreign Assessment Center (U.S.)

Publisher: Central Intelligence Agency, National Foreign Assessment Center in [McLean, Va.]

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  • Communist Party of the Soviet Union -- Officials and employees -- Posters,
  • Soviet Union -- Administrative and political divisions -- Posters

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SeriesReference aid CR ; CR 78-15494
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL14935935M

Meeting of the Presidium of the Government Coordination Council to control the incidence of the novel coronavirus infection 25 May Government meeting 21 May The first issue on the agenda concerns the execution of the federal budget in The meeting was held via video conference 10 May Measures to support Russia’s.   Pravda was often the only place a reader could turn to to get a sense of what mattered to the Soviet leadership. When Stalin ran it, the newspaper set . In , Josef Stalin was still the leader of the Soviet Union. World War II had devastated the country economically, but Stalin distanced the communist nation from its former Western allies and.   Some, particularly Stalin and Brezhnev, governed for extensive periods of time, while others lasted in office for little more than a year. The Soviet Union, also known as the Union of Soviet Socialists Republic, or USSR, was a communist state whose leaders were elected by party constituencies rather than individual voters. Government Formation.

  I will not be comparing Stalin’s regime to that of other totalitarian leaders, although they are some noted, but with a definition of what totalitarianism is. Joseph Stalin was the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in and took over as the effective leader of the nation following Lenin’s death in Communist leaders in the Soviet Union and satellite regimes in Central Europe saw these reforms as a threat and took action to stop them. On the night of Aug , at least , Soviet troops, plus units from Poland, East Germany, Hungary, and Bulgaria invaded the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic.

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Regional party leadership and policy-making in the USSR. [Joel C Moses] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Joel C Moses. Find more information about: ISBN: # Soviet Union--Politics and government\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. During its sixty-nine-year history, the Soviet Union usually had a de facto leader who would not necessarily be head of state, but would lead while holding an office such as Premier or General the Constitution, the Chairman of the Council of Ministers, or Premier, was the head of government and the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet was the head of state.

As John Gates pointed out in his book, The Story of an American Communist (): "To many in the leadership, this meant that the United States was unquestionably on the threshold of fascism.

Had not Hitler's first step been to outlaw the Communist Party. We saw an almost exact parallel." Nikita Khrushchev and Stalinism. During the 20th Soviet Communist Party Congress in February.

Albert Szymanski Human Rights in the Soviet Union Z ed Books, P; Pinkus, The Jews of the Soviet Union: a History of a National Minority, ; Sheila Fitzpatrick, Everyday Stalinism: Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times: Soviet Russia in the (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ), The Government of the Soviet Union (Russian: Правительство СССР, Pravitel'stvo SSSR), formally the All-Union Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, commonly abbreviated to Soviet Government, was the executive and administrative organ of state in the former Soviet Union.

Russia - Russia - The Civil War and War Communism (–21): One side can start a war, but it takes two to end one. The USSR leadership found that this principle applied to themselves after October, when they expected to disengage quickly from World War I.

Of the three points of their effective slogan—“Peace, land, and bread”—the first proved to be the most difficult to realize. Pravda, (Russian: “Truth”) newspaper that was the official organ of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from to After the USSR leadership of the Soviet Union, numerous publications and Web sites continued under the Pravda name.

Pravda published its first issue on May 5,in Saint d as a workers’ daily, the paper eventually became an important organ of the. From through the s the Communist Party of the Soviet Union was a monolithic, monopolistic ruling party that dominated the political, economic, social, and cultural life of the U.S.S.R.

The constitution and other legal documents that supposedly ordered and regulated the government of the Soviet Union were in fact subordinate to the policies of the CPSU and its leadership.

Under the Soviet Constitution of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), the Chairman of the Council of Ministers was the head of government and the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet was the head of state.

The office of the Chairman of the Council of Ministers was the equivalent to a First World Prime Minister, while the office of the Chairman of the Presidium was. Leon Trotsky—once a vocal critic of Lenin and the Bolshevik Party—joined the Bolsheviks in August Trotsky quickly rose to a position of power in the party: just before the October Revolution, he was elected to the Bolshevik Central the revolution, Trotsky oversaw Soviet military operations in Petrograd (now St.

Petersburg), the capital of the Russian Empire. The history of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union was generally perceived as covering that of the Bolshevik faction of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party from which it evolved.

The date is often identified [by whom?] as the time of the formation of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union as a distinct party, and its history since then can roughly be divided into the following. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) (abbreviated CPI(M)) is a communist political party in India that adheres to Marxist–Leninist philosophy.

It is one of the national parties of India. The party emerged from a split from the Communist Party of India in The CPI(M) was formed at the Seventh Congress of the Communist Party of India held in Calcutta from 31 October to 7 November Ideology: Communism, Marxism–Leninism.

From to Russia was torn by a civil war between the White Armies and the Red Army of the Soviet government. In the summer of the Soviet government, under Lenin's leadership.

The prototypical early-Soviet ‘moderate’ was Bukharin. The classic biography on Bukharin was written by Stephen Cohen in the early s. Bukharin was one of the very last Old Bolsheviks purged under Stalin in the s.

How moderate was Bukharin?. Under the Constitution of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), the Chairman of the Council of Ministers was the head of government and the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet was the head of state.

The office of the Chairman of the Council of Ministers was the equivalent to a First World Prime Minister, while the office of the Chairman of the Presidium was Final holder: Mikhail Gorbachev, (as President).

The government would tightly control labor; Communism in Russia Communism began in Russia with the rise of the Bolshevik Party led by Vladimir Lenin. They led the October Revolution that overthrew the current government and took power.

Lenin was a follower of Marxist philosophies. His views on government became known as Marxism-Leninism. The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), was a federal socialist state in Northern Eurasia that existed from to and was the largest country in the world.

Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics, in practice its government and economy were highly was a one-party state governed by the Communist Party, with Moscow as its Capital and largest city: Moscow, 55°45′N 37°37′E /.

Leningrad Affair, (–50), in the history of the Soviet Union, a sudden and sweeping purge of Communist Party and government officials in Leningrad and the surrounding region.

The purge occurred several months after the sudden death of Andrey A. Zhdanov (Aug. 31, ), who had been the Leningrad party boss as well as one of Joseph Stalin’s most powerful lieutenants in the postwar. Four days earlier, after another private meeting with Litvinov, Roosevelt also managed to secure guarantees that the Soviet Government would refrain from interfering in American domestic affairs (i.e.

aiding the American Communist Party), and would grant certain religious and legal rights for U.S. citizens living in the Soviet Union. The Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union that year led the government to adopt a policy of official toleration of Islam while actively encouraging atheism among Muslims.

Letter from Gorky to Stalin helped the party leadership reinforce its authority. book publishing and distribution, bookstores and libraries, and it created or abolished. Published inthis book is a classic guide for leaders at all levels—from those taking on their first leadership role in the public sector to experienced government leaders.

Author Michael Watkins addresses “how success and failure are defined. During Stalin’s rule, censorship was imposed across the Soviet Union. Stalin established a censorship bureau, known as the Glavlit, that censored communication from books, television and radio.

When Khrushchev came to power, censorship vastly decreased in the Soviet Union; it was not completely eradicated but it was greatly diminished. By the mids, Stalin believed anyone with ties to the Bolsheviks or Lenin’s government was a threat to his leadership and needed to go.

The exact motives for. Jewish Bolshevism, also Judeo–Bolshevism, is an anti-communist and antisemitic canard, which alleges that the Jews were the originators of the Russian Revolution inand that they held primary power among the Bolsheviks who led the revolution.

Similarly, the conspiracy theory of Jewish Communism alleges that Jews have dominated the Communist movements in the world, and is related to The. The way subjects were taught was laid down by the government – especially History where Stalin’s part in the Revolution and his relationship with Lenin was overplayed.

Books were strictly censored by the state and Stalin ordered the writing of a new book called “A short history of the USSR” which had to be used in schools. Inthe Soviet Communist Party cut off major funding to the American Communist Party due to its opposition to glasnost and perestroika.

With the dissolution of the Soviet Union inthe party held its convention and attempted to resolve the issue of whether the party should reject Marxism–: Red. Jews, who today account for just under one per cent () of the total population of the Soviet Union, occupy approximately the same percentage () of senior party and government positions in that country.

But Jews constitute per cent of all students and per cent of all faculty members at Soviet institutions of higher education. In a surprise move, Russia’s government said it would resign in full just hours after Putin announced plans for a national referendum that would shift.

Of the latter number, had come to Russia from the United States since the downfall of the Imperial Government.” The Jews were especially dominant in the most feared and blood-thirsty part of the Bolshevik State apparatus, the Cheka, which, writes Brendon, “consisted ofofficers (includingborder guards), a remarkable.The Party-in-Government: Party Members Holding Public Office.

One of the first challenges facing the party-in-government, or the party identifiers who have been elected or appointed to hold public office, is to achieve their policy goals. The means to do this is chosen in meetings of the two major parties; Republican meetings are called party.Inevitably, the ideological house of cards erected by the Party propagandists and disseminated by foreign fellow-travelers over seven decades collapsed.

In —that marvelous year—the Red regimes toppled one after the other. In the Soviet Union, the ruling class lost faith in .