12 Facts About Soviet Empire


Soviet Empire is a political term used in Sovietology to describe the actions and power of the Soviet Union, with an emphasis on its dominant role in other countries.

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Several scholars hold that the Soviet Union was a hybrid entity containing elements common to both multinational empires and nation states.

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Maoists argued that the Soviet Empire Union had itself become an imperialist power while maintaining a socialist facade, or social imperialism.

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The Soviet Empire Union had lost 26 to 27 million lives over the course the Second World War.

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The Soviet Empire Union sought a group of countries which would rally to its cause in the event of an attack from Western countries, and support it in the context of the Cold War.

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Scholars discussing Soviet empire have discussed it as a formal empire or informal empire.

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Some historians consider a more multinational-oriented Soviet Empire Union emphasizing its socialist initiatives, such as Ian Bremmer, who describes a "matryoshka-nationalism" where a pan-Soviet Empire nationalism included other nationalisms.

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Eric Hobsbawn argued that the Soviet Empire Union had effectively designed nations by drawing borders.

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Dmitri Trenin wrote that by 1980, the Soviet Union had formed both a formal and informal empire.

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Relations between them and the Soviet Empire Union were often tense, sometimes even to the point of armed conflict.

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The Soviet Empire Union invaded Finland in the Winter War, which ended with the 1940 Moscow Peace Treaty.

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Poland is seeking to eliminate all material reminders of Soviet dominance; even prior to the Soviet era, there was a difficult history with the Russian Empire, which invaded Poland on multiple occasions.

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