Applied to those who, in 1957, tried to unseat Khrush-|
chev. Molotov, Kaganovich, Malenkov, and Shepilov are
among the best known individuals identified with it.
Apparatus, staff. The top officials of the CPSU or of the|
|Apparatchik||A member of the apparatus: a Party functionary.|
|ASSR||Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.|
|AUCCTU||All-Union Central Committee of Trade Unions.|
|AUCECB|| All-Union Council of the Evangelical Christians and|
|Bolsheviks|| Faction of Russian Social-Democratic Labour Party led by|
Lenin. In 1918 formed into Communist Party ( Bolshe-
|CCTU||Central Council of Trade Unions.|
|CDSP||Current Digest of the Soviet Press, published weekly.|
|COMECON|| Council of Economic Mutual Assistance. Formed in 1949|
with the purpose of improving socialist economic co-
operation. Membership includes the USSR, the socialist
states of East Europe and Mongolia.
|Cominform|| Communist Information Bureau. Established September|
1947, abolished April 1956.
|Comintern||Communist International, 1919-43.|
|CPSU||Communist Party of the Soviet Union (in Russian, KPSS).|
|Desyatina||Measure of area: one desyatina equals 2.7 acres.|
Name of advisory assembly in Tsarist Russia. There were|
Town Dumas and the State Duma.
|Gorispolkom||Executive Committee of a City (Town) Soviet.|
|Gorkom||City Party Committee.|
|Gosplan||State Planning Committee (Commission).|
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Publication information: Book title: State and Politics in the USSR. Contributors: David Lane - Author. Publisher: Basil Blackwell. Place of publication: Oxford. Publication year: 1985. Page number: 388.
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