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Published by Dept. of Political Science, University of San Francisco in [San Francisco] .
Written in English


  • Communism -- Europe, Central.,
  • Communism -- Europe, Eastern.,
  • Europe, Eastern -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.,
  • Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1991.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Anthony T. Bouscaren.
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 49 leaves ;
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22900533M

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  The Soviet satellite states Posted by Yasmin Jeffery on January 2, | Featured As you no doubt already know, Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin was pretty much singlehandedly responsible for transforming Russia’s peasant society into an industrial and military superpower with the help of Communism during the Cold War. In the beginning around p it mentions how Cuba was used as a,"satellite" by the U.S.S.R. Although this book mostly refers the the Soviet Union's powers, it also discusses countries that were somehow affiliated with the Soviet Union such as Vietnam, China including former republics such as Kazakstan, Uzbekistan, George and invaded Cited by: The Satellite States importance to the Soviet Union is best illustrated by the links between their assertion of independence and the collapse of the Soviet union.   Soviet satellite states are the countries that remained occupied by the Soviet Union at the end of World War II and had their governments replaced by governments based on the Soviet model. These countries included Albania, Poland, Bulgaria, Romania, Czechoslovakia, Hungary and East Germany. The term "satellite" was applied because in the view of.

The Cold War is the term used to define the period between the end of World War II in and the ultimate collapse of the Soviet Union and its satellite states in The protatgonists in the Cold War were the West, led by the United States, and the eastern bloc, led by the Soviet Union.   By Robert Windrem For more than a decade, the United States has had at least one and possibly more stealth spy satellites capable of peering down at . But when the exhibition moved to yet another city—one source says it was in Mexico—the satellite had a hour Soviet guard. So much for breaking into the exhibit again. Ah, but U.S. spies discovered that after the show, the Luna would be transported by a truck to a railroad station and then on to the next city. Soviet satellite states in Europe included: The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Satellite –; government extant until ) The People's Socialist Republic of Albania (Satellite –; government extant until ) The People's Republic of Poland (–) The People's Republic of Bulgaria (–).

Chapter XI --"The Plot to Destroy Mexico" describes the efforts of the KGB to wreak chaos, overthrow the Mexican government, and convert Mexico into a Soviet Satellite south of the U.S. border! Perhaps the two best chapters of the book (certainly worth by themselves the price of the book) are Chapters II Reviews: Destruction of printed matter. The Soviet government implemented mass destruction of pre-revolutionary and foreign books and journals from "special collections" (), accessible by special permit granted by the KGB, contained old and politically incorrect s the end of Soviet rule, perestroika led to loosened restrictions on information and publishing.   Reveal information about the Soviet directed energy anti-satellite (ASAT) program and Soviet vulnerability to the U.S. projected U.S. ASAT system Provide assessments at various points in time concerning actual or possible other Soviet space activities — including plans for lunar and Mars landings, and the orbiting of nuclear weapons. The Kremlin’s weakness with respect to its armed forces stationed in countries of the Soviet orbit lies in the fact that they are there on a legally impermanent basis—unless new treaty provisions are made or the satellite states in which they are stationed are absorbed into the USSR. The removal of Soviet troops will, under present circumstances, leave the other instruments of Soviet influence and control without .