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soviet US English

An elected local, district, or national council in the former Soviet Union

Soviet in soviet US English

A citizen of the former Soviet Union

post-Soviet US English

(In early use) subsequent to the formation of the Soviet Union.

Soviet bloc US English

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).

Anglo-Soviet US English

Of, relating to, or involving England (or Britain) and the Soviet Union.

Soviet block US English

= Soviet bloc.

Soviet Union US English

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

Marxian-Soviet US English

Of or relating to the type of socialism practised in the Soviet Union.

Supreme Soviet US English

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

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics US English

Full name of the Soviet Union.