An elected local, district, or national council in the former Soviet Union
A citizen of the former Soviet Union
(In early use) subsequent to the formation of the Soviet Union.
An alliance of countries with similar interests to the Soviet Union; (in later use) specifically the countries of eastern and central Europe under Soviet domination from the end of the Second World War (1939–45) until the collapse of the Soviet communist system (1989–91).
Of, relating to, or involving England (or Britain) and the Soviet Union.
= Soviet bloc.
A former federation of communist republics that occupied the northern half of Asia and part of eastern Europe; capital, Moscow. Created from the Russian empire in the aftermath of the 1917 Russian Revolution, the Soviet Union was the largest country in the world. After World War II, it emerged as a superpower that rivaled the US and led to the Cold War. After decades of repression and economic failure, the Soviet Union was formally dissolved in 1991. Some of its constituents joined a looser confederation, the Commonwealth of Independent States
Of or relating to the type of socialism practised in the Soviet Union.
The governing council of the former Soviet Union or one of its constituent republics. That of the Soviet Union was its highest legislative authority and was composed of two equal chambers: the Soviet of Union and the Soviet of Nationalities
Full name of the Soviet Union.