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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



(1) In prerevolutionary Russia from the 18th century, the term “retirement” referred in the broad sense to any separation from military or civilian state service, including retirement upon the request of the person separated. Compulsory retirement could be effected by a court decision or by administrative order.

(2) A form of separation of officers, generals, and admirals from military service in the Soviet armed forces. According to the Law on Universal Military Obligation of 1967, officers, generals, admirals, marshals of the combat arms, and admirals of the fleet who have reached the maximum age for the reserves or who have been separated from military service for reasons of health are removed from the military rolls and placed in retirement. A person’s right to wear the military uniform with insignias is specified in the separation order.

(3) In the practice of bourgeois states, the government or the chief executives (for instance, the president of the USA) are said to retire if they resign their position because of a vote of no confidence, censure, or disagreements within the government.

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

What does it mean when you dream about retirement?

Retirement dreams represent the end of one’s contribution and value to the workplace, as well as an end to doing what others dictate and becoming one’s own boss.

The Dream Encyclopedia, Second Edition © 2009 Visible Ink Press®. All rights reserved.
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