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1) glasnost. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Soviet cultural and social policy of the late 1980s. Following his ascension to the leadership of the USSR in 1985, Mikhail Gorbachev began to promote a policy of...

2) perestroika. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Soviet economic and social policy of the late 1980s. Perestroika [restructuring] was the term attached to the attempts (1985-91) by Mikhail Gorbachev to transform...

3) Gorbachev, Mikhail Sergeyevich. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Soviet political leader. Born in the agricultural region of Stavropol, Gorbachev studied law at Moscow Univ., where in 1953 he married a philosophy student, Raisa...

4) Reagan, Ronald Wilson. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Knute Rockne-All-American (1940), The Hasty Heart (1950), and Bedtime for Bonzo (1951). He became interested in politics during his six terms as president of the...

5) anti-Semitism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Semitism was largely religious and was expressed in the later Middle Ages by sporadic persecutions and expulsions-notably the expulsion from Spain under Ferdinand...

6) Communist party, in Russia and the Soviet Union. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Communist party, in Russia and the Soviet Union, in Russia and the Soviet Union, political party that until 1991 exercised all effective power within the Soviet Union,...

7) Russia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Russian Federation, Rus. Rossiya, republic (1995 est. pop. 149,909,000), 6,591,100 sq mi (17,070,949 sq km). The country is bounded by Norway and Finland in the northwest;...

8) censorship. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Censorship may be either preventive or punitive, according to whether it is exercised before or after the expression has been made public. In use since antiquity,...

9) Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, (USSR), Rus. Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik, former republic. It was established in 1922 and dissolved in 1991....

10) communism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Mexico and the property-and-work system of the Inca were both communist, although the former was a matter of more or less independent communities cultivating their...

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