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The history of soviet russia and the soviet union reflects a period of change for both russia and the world though the terms soviet russia and soviet union are synonymous in everyday vocabulary, soviet russia, in the context of the foundation of the soviet union, refers to the few years after the abdication of the crown of the russian empire by tsar nicholas ii (in 1917), but before the. This course provides an introduction to studying history at university and will help you develop the learning approaches and study skills you need to progress to an undergraduate degree in history, including birkbeck's ba history and ba history and archaeology. Russia is a federation of 86 republics, provinces, territories, and districts, all controlled by the government in moscow the head of state is a president elected by the people the economy is based on a vast supply of natural resources, including oil, coal, iron ore, gold, and aluminum.
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The cold war was a long period of tension between the democracies of the western world and the communist countries of eastern europe the west was led by the united states and eastern europe was led by the soviet union these two countries became known as superpowers although the two superpowers. Some churches are rich in history, such as the church of constantinople, while others are relatively young, such as the church of finland some are large, such as the church of russia, while others are small, such as the church of sinai. On christmas day 1991, the soviet flag flew over the kremlin in moscow for the last time a few days earlier, representatives from 11 soviet republics (ukraine, the russian federation, belarus.