All-Russian Union of Cities

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

All-Russian Union of Cities

 

an all-Russian organization of liberal pomeshchiks (landlords) and bourgeoisie, established on Aug. 8-9 (21-22), 1914, in Moscow at a conference of city mayors. Usually referred to as the Union of Cities.


All-Russian Union of Cities

 

an organization of the urban bourgeoisie. The All-Russian Union of Cities was created in August 1914 to provide assistance to the tsarist government in waging the imperialist war of 1914–18. It operated in collaboration with the All-Russian Zemstvo Union (seeZEMSTVO ANDMUNICIPAL UNIONS).

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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