Soviet political system

perceptions and perspectives by Devendra Kaushik

Publisher: Progress in Moscow

Written in English
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  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementDevendra Kaushik.
SeriesImpressions of the USSR
LC ClassificationsJN6511 .K365 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination175 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2892097M
LC Control Number84118217

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Russian politics and. Soviet, council that was the primary unit of government in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and that officially performed both legislative and executive functions at the all-union, republic, province, city, district, and village levels.

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CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SOVIET UNION'S POLITICAL SYSTEM – Formal organization of state power in the soviets – pyramid of elected legislative bodies to the Supreme Soviet – executive branch at each level accountable to the soviet – executive branch at national level -- Council of Minister.

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