the ideology that is directly opposite to capitalism
communism
the 'father of communism.
karl marx
The leader of the October 1917 revolution, also was the first leader of the
Vladimir Lenin
The only Communist country in the 'west' there was trouble here in the 60's when the USSR put missiles on this country
Cuba
Came to power after Lenin's death, the person responsible for the deaths of millions of Ukrainian peasants
Stalin
labour camps where those who 'upset' the regime were forced to go and work in
gulag
small group of people specially trained for a particular purpose or profession (jabine calls us this)
cadres
the political party who outgrew the mensheviks to become ruling party in Russia, led by Lenin
Bolsheviks
the socialist state on the Eurasian continent that existed between 1922 and 1991
USSR
the country that was an ally of the USSR and imitated the USSR in their industrial plans
China
leader of China from 1949 to 1976, led the PLA to victory against the KMT in 1949
Mao Zedong
The soviet president who led a campaign against decreasing dissident activity
Yuri Andropov
This city's name was changed from Leningrad to this, and then to St Petersburg
Stalingrad
This was built to limit the number of people leaving East Berlin to West Berlin by Khrushchev in 1961
Berlin Wall
the capitalist class who own most of society's wealth and means of production, they also take everyones land cause they know they can
bourgeoisie
the leader who came in after Khrushchev
Brezhnev
the war fought by the 'East' and the 'West from 1949 to 1991
Cold War
a period of 'cool relations' between the west and the USSR in the 70's
detente
The first secret police organisation in the USSR, set up in 1917
Cheka
The current secret police organisation in Russia
KGB
the soviet president who fought to decrease dissident activity
Andropov
These plans were out forward by Russia initially, the copied by China
fIve Year plan
Mao proclaimed that these 'olds' were to be destroyed during the cultural revolution
four olds
the fourth wife of Mao Zedong
Jiang qing
the only Soviet president to be removed from power and not die while in power
Khrushchev
this country was invaded by the USSR in 1979
Afghanistan
Gorbachev's policy of 'openess'
glasnost
Gorbachev's economic policy
perestroika

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