3 edition of Soviet policies in the eighties found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|LC Classifications||DK288 .G87 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 188 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||188|
|LC Control Number||87905256|
Castro has embarked on a programme of economic re-centralization to encourage the economy, and a new socialist ideological drive to encourage the people. Cuba has thus turned back from the trend of communist countries to graft at least some capitalist methods on to their economies. Internal troubles are forecast as a result of this. Cuba's partly-homegrown foreign Cited by: 8. There is an excellent book "Icebreaker" written in by Victor Suvorov, Soviet intelligence officer and defector. This version is translation from russian and having read the book in Russian I can't say the translation is perfect. Still it's decent imho and if you're into WW2 history I highly recommend it.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gupta, Rakesh, Soviet policies in the eighties. New Delhi: Patriot Publishers, (OCoLC) The history of the Soviet Union from through spans the period from Leonid Brezhnev's death and funeral until the dissolution of the Soviet to the years of Soviet military buildup at the expense of domestic development, economic growth stagnated.
Failed attempts at reform, a standstill economy, and the success of the United States against the Soviet Union's.
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