- 1.1also: Soviet(person)jerarca (masculine) soviéticoExample sentences1.2 (council)
- Nor can we be said to have pure capitalism anymore than the Soviets had pure communism.
- After the war the Soviets moved in and signs of its Communist past still exist in its many tower blocks.
- Canada was a prime target for the Soviets because of its energy links to the U.S.
- Legislative power, for its part, was vested in the USSR Supreme Soviet and in the constituent soviets of the republics.
- It was only during the Gorbachev era that a pyramid of councils, or soviets, from the central authority to those at local village and neighborhood level, were given anything more than a symbolic or ritualistic role.
- By mistake, an order from the Petrograd Soviet establishing its authority over the Petrograd garrison was sent to the whole army, with the result that officers had to consult local soldiers' soviets before giving orders.
- (History) Soviet Russiala Unión SoviéticaExample sentences
- Instead, Ivan's hero status affords him special privileges in Soviet society.
- Gorbachev had hoped to achieve a restructuring of Soviet society and especially of the communist party.
- The issue is further complicated by the lack of regulation on property rights in Soviet times.
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