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RFE studies and background information on Soviet and communist orbit affairs

RFE studies and background information on Soviet and communist orbit affairs

1 January - 30 April 1957 : acollection of materials

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Published by Radio Free Europe in [Munich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radio Free Europe

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    Statementprepared by the Political Advisor"s Office, Radio Free Europe, Munich, Germany
    ContributionsRadio Free Europe
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15534650M

    The ideology of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) was Marxism–Leninism, an ideology of a centralised command economy with a vanguardist one-party state to realise the dictatorship of the Soviet Union's ideological commitment to achieving communism included the development socialism in one country and peaceful coexistence with capitalist countries while .   The leading skeptic was national security adviser Brent Scowcroft, a White House veteran with a broad background in Soviet affairs. His skepticism was rooted in the experience of the s and s, when America's initial euphoria over détente turned sour, leading to the renewal of the Cold War at the turn of the decade.

    The Soviet Union was the first totalitarian state to establish itself after World War One. In , Vladimir Lenin seized power in the Russian Revolution, establishing a single-party dictatorship under the Bolsheviks. After suffering a series of strokes, Lenin died on Janu , with no clear. Soviet Union - Soviet Union - The U.S.S.R. from the death of Lenin to the death of Stalin: The last phase of Lenin’s life—first partial, then total disablement, then death—had fortuitously provided a sort of transitional period for a party leadership to emerge and for policies to be argued. But the leaders onto whom Lenin’s heritage devolved were divided.

      New book offers inside look at Soviet Communist Party discipline PM CDT By Tony Pecinovsky. It has been roughly 25 years since the collapse of the Soviet . From the Communist coup d'état in February to the Velvet Revolution in , Czechoslovakia was ruled by the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (Czech: Komunistická strana Československa, KSČ).The country belonged to the Eastern Bloc and was a member of the Warsaw Pact and of the era of Communist Party rule, thousands of Czechoslovaks faced political .


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RFE studies and background information on Soviet and communist orbit affairs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Soviet and Communist studies is the field of historical studies of the Soviet Union and other Communist states, as well as of communist parties, such as the Communist Party USA, that existed or still exist in some form in many countries, inside or outside the former Soviet is a field rife with conflict and controversy.

While this area is now seldom offered as a field of study in itself. The Communist Party of the Soviet Union arose from the Bolshevik wing of the Russian Social Democratic Workers’ Party (RSDWP).

The Bolsheviks, organized inwere led by Vladimir I. Lenin, and they argued for a tightly disciplined organization of professional revolutionaries who were governed by democratic centralism and were dedicated to achieving the dictatorship of the proletariat.

Soviet studies is the study of the politics of the Soviet Union. Kremlinology is looking at how the leaders' portraits were rearranged and trying to infer meaning from it. I don't know if it should have its own article, but they're distinct things.

— ajf (talk)6 March (UTC). The Soviet Union and its Eastern European satellite states invested considerable efforts over decades to monitor and counter RFE and RL. Jamming was one method used to limit the impact of their broadcasts.

In addition, archival Communist party documents show that the intelligence services of each country repeatedly conferred to assess the threat posed by the broadcasts and enact other.

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), was a federal socialist state in Northern Eurasia that existed from to Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics, in practice its government and economy were highly centralized until its final years.

It was a one-party state governed by the Communist Party, with Moscow as its capital in its Ethnic groups (): 70% East Slavs, 12% Turkic, 18%.

Introduction: After the th revolution, the Soviet Union was restructured with new political system based on the Marxist-Leninist principles.

The newly formed communist party by Lenin shows much interest in the media which serves to the working class in the country and their welfares. So the Soviet. Although it has been more than 20 years since Communism crumbled in Central and Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, many scholars and politicians still wonder what the lifting of the Iron Curtain has really meant for these former Communist countries.

And, because these countries were largely closed off to the world for so long, there has yet to be an all-inclusive study on their. [iv] See Donald MacRae, "The Appeal of Communist Ideology," in Inkeles and Geiger, "Soviet Society: A Book of Readings." New York: Houghton,p. [v] "They say," Khrushchev declared in Albania on the eve of the Foreign Ministers' Conference of"that 'with the U.S.S.R.

you must negotiate in the following fashion: concession for. Free PDF The Formation of the Soviet Union: Communism and Nationalism, (Russian Research Center Studies), by Richard Pipes. The Formation Of The Soviet Union: Communism And Nationalism, (Russian Research Center Studies), By Richard Pipes.

Modification your habit to hang or lose the time to just chat with your buddies. relevance of that tactic today. The first seven case studies focus on defensive tactics aimed at stopping Soviet propaganda in the West, while the latter four focus on offensive tactics used to promote accurate information and democratic messages to the USSR and beyond.

The conclusion features a deeper examination of the. He is the author of Tashkent: Forging a Soviet City, (University of Pittsburgh Press, ), which won the Central Eurasian Studies Society Book Award for History and the Humanities. Since the mids, he has undertaken extensive research and work experience in Russia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Armenia.

The political personality of Soviet power as we know it today is the product of ideology and circumstances: ideology inherited by the present Soviet leaders from the movement in which they had their political origin, and circumstances of the power which they now have exercised for nearly three decades in Russia.

To sum up, since the s publications provided by the book project and contacts with people outside the Communist orbit were essential to enhancing freedom behind the iron curtain.

Many factors led to the fall of communism, and the book project only one, but it helped greatly to create social elites that evolved onto a strong opposition. The Dismantling of Soviet Communism, –89 The End of Communism in Europe The Break-up of the Soviet State People’s Commissariat of Internal Affairs (name of Soviet security police during worst years of the purges) nomenklatura – Communist system of appointments; also used to refer RFE – Radio Free Europe.

RFE/RLRI thus made use of communist propaganda fantasies described as facts. Information collected from the communist world was accumulated in the form of documents following precise paths set by the RFE/RLRI, an institution whose main task was to find pieces of truth among the flows of distorted information.

H.R.establishing a bipartisan presidential commission for the Board for International Broadcasting and the U.S. Information Agency: hearing before the Subcommittee on International Operations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session, Ma by United States (Book).

Possony, Stefan T. (), "Anti-Semitism in the Russian Orbit", Case Studies on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: A World Survey, 2, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, ISBN Busky, Donald F. (), Communism in History and Theory: From Utopian Socialism to the Fall of the Soviet Union, Greenwood Publishing Group, ISBN Soviet Union - Soviet Union - The Communist International: Lenin and his associates viewed Russia as no more than a springboard from which to launch a global civil war.

They feared that if the revolution remained confined to backward, agrarian Russia it would perish under the combined onslaught of the foreign “bourgeoisie” and the domestic peasantry. Eastern Bloc media and propaganda was controlled directly by each country's Communist party, which controlled the state media, censorship and propaganda organs.

State and party ownership of print, television and radio media served as an important manner in which to control information and society in light of Eastern Bloc leaderships viewing even marginal groups of opposition intellectuals as a. Anti-communism is a political movement and ideology opposed to has been prominent in resistance movements against communism under socialist states governed by communist parties throughout history.

Organized anti-communism developed after the October Revolution in Russia and it reached global dimensions during the Cold War, when the United States and the Soviet Union.

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