TIL, the French name of the Soviet Union, Union des rΓ©publiques socialistes soviΓ©tiques, which abbreviates to URSA, the Latin for "bear", a symbol of Russia. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ani…
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After the fall of the Soviet Union, a city in Ukraine was getting rid of all their communist statues. A local artist converted the last remaining one into Darth Vader.
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A German World War II prisoner is released by the Soviet Union and reunited with his 12-year-old daughter, who has not seen him since infancy. 1956 [1167Γ—1600]
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What ALSO would have happened if the soviet union didn't collapse in 1991
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American freedom. Soviet Union, 1960's
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Make way for corn! Soviet Union, 1960s
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Rights for blacks? Well, have a seat, let's talk! Soviet Union, 1960's
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For the…Rep…Soviet Union?
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The personal computer could not have been invented in the Soviet Union
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The personal computer could not have been invented in the Soviet Union
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Living in the Soviet Union must have been awesome
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I just realized that the Chinese Tiananmen Square protests happened in 1989, which is in the middle of the Soviet Union's perestroika and just before its collapse. Were the Chinese student protestors influenced by the opening of Soviet society?
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One of the rare examples when soviet brutalism looks good. Cooperative union building, Vilnius, 1979.
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POV: you said that the Soviet Union didn’t single handedly win WWII and Stalin wasn’t wholesome 100
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Me and the boys bout to end the soviet union.
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TIL that the Soviet Union was the first and only country to explore the surface of Venus. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ven…
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Natalya Kravtsova. 'Night Witch' & Hero of the Soviet Union. 1945.
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TIL that in 1965 the Soviet Union detonated a nuclear device near the Chagan river to create an artificial lake with a volume of about 10 million cubic metres under it's Nuclear Explosions for the National Economy program. To date the lake is slightly radioactive and is nicknamed "the atomic lake". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
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On this day in 1962, the Novocherkassk Massacre happened in the Soviet Union. The army and KGB opened fire against unarmed protestors, killing at least 26, injuring 87, and arresting over 200. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nov…
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The unity and mighty, Soviet Union!
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A 1988 FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) map detailing possible locations for nuclear strikes by the Soviet Union
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Lenin lived, Lenin lives, Lenin will live. с Π΄Π½Π΅ΠΌ ​​роТдСния Ρ‚ΠΎΠ²Π°Ρ€ΠΈΡ‰! [Soviet Union 1967]
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On this day in 1949, the Soviet Union ends its year-long blockade of Berlin. For 322 days, an Allied airlift kept the city fed. The failure to starve Berlin into submission was an embarrassment for Moscow and early Cold War victory for the West.
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Soviet partisan Colonel Yemelyan Barykin, who served as the commander of partisan unit in Gomel, Nazi occupied Belarus, during World War II. He is also recipient of the title of the Hero of Soviet Union. (1943)
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Why was the Soviet Union considered a superpower but not modern-day China?

Besides far more nuclear warheads, what did the Soviet Union have that modern China doesn’t?

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An abandoned train with a red star of the Soviet Union.
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Metallica Moscow 1991 playing to 1.6 million people a few months later the Soviet Union collapsed
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Berlin 1945 Berlin 1945. One of the most famous photos from WW2. 3 soldiers raising the Soviet Union flag over the Reichstag.look in the comments for the real interesting part
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TIL of Mariya Tsukanova, a Soviet medic during WW2. She saved dozens of lives, and took up a machine gun, firing until she lost consciousness from injuries. Being outnumbered, she was brutally tortured and executed by the Japanese and killed. She was named "Hero of the Soviet Union." posthumously. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
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Soviet Soldier: I Serve the Soviet Union
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Embassy of Russia in Havana, Cuba. Completed only 4 years before the fall of the Soviet Union.
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Make way for corn! Soviet Union propaganda poster, 1960s.
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What ALSO would have happened if the soviet union didn't collapse in 1991
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"Down with Israeli aggression in Arab land!" (Soviet Union, 1972)
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TIL about Mathias Rust, a teenager who in 1987 flew a small plane through the supposedly impenetrable air defence system of the Soviet Union and landed in Red Square. wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathia…
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The Tupolev Tu-114 Rossiya was a turboprop-powered long-range airliner of the Soviet Union from May 1955. It has held the official record as the fastest prop-driven aircraft since 1960.
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This is Samantha Smith. When she was 10, she wrote a letter to the leader of the Soviet Union, Yury Andropov, asking how a possible nuclear war can be avoided. Andropov responded and invited her to Russia. This letter eased the Cold War tensions and she soon became America's youngest ambassador.
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/r/ToiletPaperUSA mods are genocide deniers, permanently ban me for talking about the horrors the Soviet Union committed in Estonia reddit.com/gallery/ns19ym
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The Fall of the Soviet Union (1991 colorized)
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Anticommunist Vladimir Lenin was born today. Crimes include disempowering soviets and factory committees. Using red army/secret police to crush strikes, unions, communist movements. Oversaw/allowed the terror tactics of Trotsky. And ruined the Revolution by establishing a state capitalist regime.
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Today is Vladimir Ilyich Lenin Birthday, Marxist Bolshevik revolutionary and founder of the Soviet Union
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Holy Macron-oni, it's the Soviet Union!
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This is an awful strawman, one of the worst that I've ever seen. They must have slept through history class too because the Soviet Union didn't care about the fate of European Jewry back in 1940.
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Karpov at 70: β€œMy great blunder was I agreed to hold the match with Kasparov in the Soviet Union” chess24.com/en/read/news/…
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U.S. tanks facing Soviet Union tanks at Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin, 1961.
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"Study the Soviet Union, to advance to world-class levels of science" Chinese science education poster, 1958
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This is how the flag of the Soviet Union would be, if it was made by the Flag-Makers of Paradox
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the Greater Soviet Union I guess idk I'm not a comrade

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