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Soviet Union

By:  |  June 10, 2020  |    77 Words
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Officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.), this was a group of communist countries ruled by a government in Moscow. It was created after the 1917 communist revolution in Russia, which overthrew the Czar and put in place a system of soviets (workers councils). The U.S.S.R. became a world superpower after World War II. It competed with the U.S. during the Cold War. The U.S.S.R. collapsed in 1991.

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