Corporations and accounting firms moving into East Germany, Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, Romania, Yugoslavia and Albania face even bigger problems than those in the Soviet Union
2 billion joint venture, the largest ever between the United States and the Soviet Union
, to build a western Siberia petrochemical complex.
The treaty posed a challenge to Finland's desire for neutrality as the country tried to balance its relations with the Soviet Union
and function as a neutral country between East and West.
The problem is that even in the mid-1990s, some Russian first-graders already considered the Soviet Union
to have been nothing more than an inscription on a cosmonaut's helmet.
Several decades later, the collapse of the Soviet Union
was another success for the West, particularly the United States.
While cruising through a Soviet Union
in its death throes, Nadelson confesses that she too is gripped by a sort of ostalgie.
Belarus, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan inherited warheads when the Soviet Union
fell apart in 1991 but have since transferred those weapons to Russia.
By providing advanced technology first to the Soviet Union
, then to China, the West has helped to shift the balance of military power against itself.
The Soviet Union
successfully tests an atom bomb, becoming the world's second nuclear power.
Communists backed by the Soviet Union
take over Bulgaria, Albania, and East Germany.
The Soviet Union
and the United States knew they couldn't fight each other directly, so their battles--both for popularity and for territory--took place elsewhere.
Yerevan's ballet was considered by many to be one of the best in the Soviet Union
after those in Leningrad and Moscow.