How the Soviet System Cracked

October 2008
Policy Review;Oct/Nov2008, Issue 151, p45
Academic Journal
The article discusses the fall of the Soviet Union and explores the reasons why the Soviet system dissolved. Details about the role of the Soviet Central Committee in Soviet government and the differences between the collapse of the Soviet economics and the collapse of the Soviet Union are provided. The administrative-command system used in the Soviet Union and the policies of perestroika and glasnost are also described.


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