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  • n. Plural form of Soviet.

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Examples

  • The new Tsay-ee-kah, responsible to frequent meetings of the All-Russian Congress of Soviets, will be the parliament; the various Ministries will be headed by collegia—committees—instead of by Ministers, and will be directly responsible to the Soviets….

    Chapter 3. On the Eve

  • The tension between Islam and the Soviets is another theme of this book, from the massacre of 14,000 Muslims at Kokand (Uzbekistan) by Soviet troops in 1917 to the 1992 civil war between Islamists and Russian-backed forces in Tajikistan, in which 30,000 died.

    March 07, 2004

  • Apollo 11 and the first moon landing, the pinnacle of the space race with the Soviets, is obviously a milestone for mankind.

    Dusk Before the Dawn » 2009 » August

  • The reason why carriers were considered vulnerable against the Soviets is because their Navy was organized around big cruise missiles tasked with nuking carrier task forces … which is why the USN bought F-14s with 90nmi air-to-air missiles.

    Matthew Yglesias » Nobody Wants to Lose an Aircraft Carrier for Their State

  • It is wonderful that he called the Soviets the "Evil Empire."

    Shadow Boxing in Iraq & Other Shadow Stories

  • Actually the line of of the Repugs being corrupt totalitarians like the old Soviets is an interesting one: They pump out misinformation.

    Think Progress » Conservatives Offer Unqualified Praise for Pentagon Propaganda Operations

  • After he was done calling the Soviets evil, he entered into a long conversation with them.

    CNN Transcript Jun 7, 2004

  • We called the Soviets to insist that Andrei not be moved until we were permitted to interview him.

    Turmoil and Triumph

  • Much of the press later got it wrong when it claimed I called the Soviets liars and cheaters, failing to point out that I was simply quoting what the Russians themselves had said.

    An American Life

  • He shuddered when he said the word Soviets; he still could not believe the truth.

    The Miko

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