On The Last Day Of 1991, The Official And Unanimous Decision

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On the last day of 1991, the official and unanimous decision of the UN declared the USSR dissolved, five days prior to the UN’s decision the USSR voted and dissolved itself. The USSR was a superpower for almost 75 years and its fate had many signs before its actual dissolution in 1991. The fall of the Soviet Union was not the first time a major power had fallen in Russia. Many documentaries and in-depth looks have been made upon the subjects from both views on the matter. However, the view that this discussion will be focusing on is the Discovery Channel’s and other sources; to discuss the fall of one of the world’s greatest superpowers. In the End of the USSR, the Discovery Channel brings up the ways that the Soviet Union fell.…show more content…
As far as the how it changed depending on the ruler and the events that happen leading up to their rule. How the party worked resembles how a monarch would rule as well, granted the one of the things that the party had going against them is media and modern issues. Within the course of one century in Russia, there was two great empires fell. However given that there were seventy-four years between the two legacies there were similarities and differences. Beginning with the similarities between these empires then working towards then the differences. Although there more similarities than differences in this scenario. One the first similarities were how the empires were run thus giving a respectable background to run into the ground once trouble hits. The monarchy had over a thousand years of history and culture built into its past but ruled by one person who legitimate to the throne. The Soviet Union had seventy-four years of trials, turmoil and affairs but was ruled by one man who gained power. Upon the death or stepping down this created a power vacuum and thus led to a group of people to decide who goes in the spot. For the monarchy it was the Duma and the USSR it was whatever party was in control at the time of the vacuum. The second similarity is what the last person in power did prior to the fall of each empire. Gorbachev relinquished the freedom of speech to the people and Tzar Nicholas relinquished his
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