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Referendum in the Soviet Union

United States. Congress. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe

Referendum in the Soviet Union

a compendium of reports on the March 17, 1991 referendum on the future of the U.S.S.R.

by United States. Congress. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe

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Published by The Commission, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Referendum -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by the staff of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJF493.S654 U55 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 46 p. ;
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1171953M
      LC Control Number94155101

        Masha Gessen writes on “The Commissar Vanishes,” a photo book by David King, which documents the erasing of certain peoples from the images of the Soviet Union—and, therefore, from Soviet. The dissolution of the Soviet Union was the process of internal disintegration within the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), which began in the late s with growing unrest in the various constituent republics, and ended on Decem , when the Supreme Soviet .

      In there was a USSR-wide referendum that asked Do you consider necessary the preservation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics as a renewed federation of equal sovereign republics in which the rights and freedom of an individual of any nationality will be fully guaranteed?. This is a map of the results of the referendum. The darker the green, the more that voted yes.   The breakup of the Soviet Union in December was arguably one of the most pivotal and surprising events of the twentieth century. What seemed like a .

      Lithuania held referendum before the march 17 on February of , with a turnout of % and 2,, registered voters, % of voters said yes to independence of Lithuania. Later on Soviet organizations in Lithuania also organized referendum on ma but the turnout was considerably less than the required 50% of registered voters.   Citizens of the Ukraine vote on a referendum for independence from the Soviet Union at the Ukraine Embassy in Moscow, on December 1, Vilnius, Lithuania – September 1, A Baku resident uses an axe to hack apart a placard showing a portrait of Russian Bolshevik revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin, on Septem


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This is a good book and an unique perspective on the collapse of the Soviet Union. However, I think Mr. Plokhy's thesis is at best circumstantial. His claim is that the Soviet Union was falling not because of the financial difficulties and the archaic government system, but because of the independence movements in the nations that comprised of Cited by: The March referendum thus represented a calculated risk on the part of Gorbachev that a majority of Soviet citizens would support a reconstituted union of republics based on democratic freedoms.

Over 80 percent of the Soviet adult population ( million people) took part in the referendum, and of them percent voted “yes.”. Luke Harding's new book backs this up, saying the aftermath of the independence referendum is an example of Russian interferance in Western elections over the past decade.

Harding, a Guardian reporter, was effectively expelled from Russia in after exposing a series of dodgy practises employed by the Kremlin. Written in a clear and accessible manner, the book provides: an explanation of how the national question came to dominate Soviet politics by analysis of the economic crisis that occurred in the late s a chapter devoted to the yearfrom the referendum to reform the Soviet Union to the unforeseen dissolution of the country by.

a chapter devoted to the yearfrom the referendum to reform the Soviet Union to the unforeseen dissolution of the country by December a discussion of the personalities of and political confrontation between the two key statesman: Gorbachev and Yeltsin.

“The referendum did not fail; it was the Soviet Union that failed. The main problem was not so much posed by the republics which did not participate in the referendum. A referendum on the Act of Declaration of Independence was held in Ukraine on 1 December Ukraine was the second-most powerful republic in the Soviet Union both economically and politically (behind Russia), and its secession ended any realistic chance of Gorbachev keeping the Soviet Union.

out of 5 stars Great book on the end of the Soviet Union and the repercussions which are still felt today. The referendum on the 1st of December ended up withdrawing the 2nd largest Soviet Republic from the USSR and essentially breaking it all up.

The referendum tipped Yeltsin's hand in his power struggle with Gorbachev and he Reviews: Soviet Union genre: new releases and popular books, including The Blackbird Girls by Anne Blankman, Gorbachev: His Life and Times by William Taubman, Whe.

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As part of an attempt to prevent the country's collapse, a referendum was held on Marchboycotted by three republics, that resulted in a majority favoring the preservation of the union as a renewed federation.

On Maa popular referendum was held in the nine republics (Russia, Ukraine, Byelorussia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kirghizia, Turkmenia, and Tajikistan.

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This book argues that the disintegration was mainly a result of two interrelated factors: the rise of the Soviet national republics, and the manipulation of the new Russian presidency by.

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For the urban workforce of the Soviet Union, Septemwas a Sunday like any other—a day of rest after six days of was the prize at the finish line: a day’s holiday.Referendum on the Preservation of the Soviet Union. Ma Administrative unit Region Participation in March 91 referendum in %: “Do you consider it necessary to preserve the.

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