During the Cold War the ussr would have jumped at the chance.
In 1954, as we all now know, Crimea became part of Ukraine (staying within the ussr).
In 1954, Cartier-Bresson was the first Western reporter allowed into the ussr since 1947.
Only people who are 40-plus years old with a ussr education support us, but where are the youth?
Can we really wait for the revival of the new Evil Empire (as Ronald Reagan called the ussr in 1983)?
The first and perhaps most critical differences between the U.S. and ussr in Afghanistan are over goals and objectives.
The ussr had ceased to exist, and its aid to Najibullah was coming to an end.
The 1974 trip also led to an exit visa for the renowned cellist, Mstislav Rostropovich, to leave the ussr.
At various points, they proposed preventive (or what Dick Cheney would call “preemptive”) attacks against the ussr and its allies.
In the back of the chapel, an elderly woman waved a placard reading, “Send Obama & congress back to ussr.”
also U.S.S.R., initialism of Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, by 1926.
Official name of the former Soviet Union.