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Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan Al Faran , Harkat-ul-Mujahidin , Harkat ul-Ansar , Harkat ul-Mujahedeen , HUA , HUM , Movement of Holy Warriors
Soviet writer and political dissident whose novels exposed the brutality of Soviet labor camps (born in 1918) Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn , Alexander Isayevich Solzhenitsyn , Solzhenitsyn
Soviet ambassador to the United States and to the United Nations (1909-1989) Andrei Andreyevich Gromyko , Andrei Gromyko , Gromyko
Soviet physicist and dissident; helped develop the first Russian hydrogen bomb; advocated nuclear disarmament and campaigned for human rights (1921-1989) Andrei Dimitrievich Sakharov , Andrei Sakharov , Sakharov
landlocked republic in southwestern Asia; formerly an Asian soviet; modern Armenia is but a fragment of ancient Armenia which was one of the world's oldest civilizations; throughout 2500 years the Armenian people have been invaded and oppressed by their n Armenia , Hayastan , Republic of Armenia
United States financier who negotiated a treaty with the Soviet Union banning tests of nuclear weapons (1891-1986) Averell Harriman , Harriman , William Averell Harriman
landlocked republic in southwestern Asia; formerly an Asian soviet Azerbaijan , Azerbaijani Republic , Azerbajdzhan , Azerbajdzhan Republic
landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet Belarus , Belorussia , Byelarus , Byelorussia , Republic of Belarus , White Russia
Soviet chief of secret police under Joseph Stalin; was executed by his associates in the power struggle following Stalin's death (1899-1953) Beria , Lavrenti Pavlovich Beria
Soviet communism Bolshevism , collectivism , sovietism
Russian writer whose best known novel was banned by Soviet authorities but translated and published abroad (1890-1960) Boris Leonidovich Pasternak , Boris Pasternak , Pasternak
Soviet statesman who became president of the Soviet Union (1906-1982) Brezhnev , Leonid Brezhnev , Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev
city of central European Russia; formerly capital of both the Soviet Union and Soviet Russia; since 1991 the capital of the Russian Federation capital of the Russian Federation , Moscow , Russian capital
alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991 CIS , Commonwealth of Independent States
state of political hostility that existed from 1945 until 1990 between countries led by the Soviet Union and countries led by the United States Cold War
formerly the predominant security police organization of Soviet Russia Committee for State Security , KGB , Soviet KGB
republic in north central Europe on the Baltic; established by the Soviet Union in 1954; reunified with West Germany in 1990 East Germany , German Democratic Republic
United States anarchist (born in Russia) who opposed conscription; was deported to the Soviet Union in 1919 (1869-1940) Emma Goldman , Goldman
internal counterintelligence agency of the Russian Federation and successor to the Soviet KGB; formerly led by Vladimir Putin Federal Security Bureau , Federal Security Service , FSB
Soviet cosmonaut who in 1961 was the first person to travel in space (1934-1968) Gagarin , Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin , Yuri Gagarin
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