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The Soviet Union in crisis

The Soviet Union in crisis

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stuart D. Goldman.
    SeriesCRS issue brief -- IB91040., Issue brief (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- IB91040., Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1991, IB91040.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17743882M
    OCLC/WorldCa26345294


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