TITLE

THE SOVIET UNION: MIGHT IT COLLAPSE?

AUTHOR(S)
Mikheyev, Dmitry F.
PUB. DATE
May 1981
SOURCE
National Review;5/1/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p478
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the economic and political status of the Soviet Union as of May 1981. It argues that the Soviet regime has been facing grave economic circumstances based on an assessment by Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev in 1960. It describes the manifestations of the decline in standard of living in the country against a background of optimistic outlook for a higher quality of life. It also deals with the manner in which Soviet citizens to the lowering of their living standards. It calls for an increase in the ideological assault on Communism by the West.
ACCESSION #
6078709

 

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