a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, NE of Kaliningrad on the Nemen River: formerly in East Prussia; peace treaty (1807) between France, Prussia, and Russia.
a town in W Russia, in the Kaliningrad Region on the Neman River: scene of the signing of the treaty (1807) between Napoleon I and Tsar Alexander I; passed from East Prussia to the Soviet Union in 1945 Former name (until 1945) Tilsit
- Soviet bloc
Soviet Bloc definition The communist nations closely allied with the Soviet Union, including Bulgaria, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, and Romania, whose foreign policies depended on those of the former Soviet Union. It did not include communist nations with independent foreign policies, such as China, Yugoslavia, and Albania. The Soviet Union used its military […]
- Soviet central asia
noun 1. the region of the former Soviet Union now occupied by Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan Also called Russian Turkestan, West Turkestan
noun 1. (sometimes lowercase) a soviet system of government. 2. (often lowercase) the practices and principles of a soviet government, especially as it implies communism. 3. a characteristic, mannerism, phrase, etc., expressive of or identifiable with the ideology of the Soviet Union. noun (sometimes capital) 1. the principle or practice of government through soviets, esp […]
verb (used with object), Sovietized, Sovietizing. 1. (sometimes lowercase) to bring under the influence or domination of the Soviet Union. 2. (often lowercase) to impose or institute a system of government similar to that of the Soviet Union. verb (transitive; often capital) 1. to bring (a country, person, etc) under Soviet control or influence 2. […]