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he US of masterminding the fall of this great republic as it was only the fall of the Soviet Union that would have made the US the sole superpower in the world.
The Soviet Union utterly rejected the cultures and values of the west as they were in full control of their lives and it was not until the collapse of the republic that the individual countries that constituted the old republic begin to accept some norms and values of the west. The Soviet Union also were also advanced in the art of warfare and they were technologically advanced during that period and it was only very few countries that could match up with its strength.
The collapse of the Soviet was unarguably one of the most controversial events of the twentieth century and the collapse of the Soviet bloc still has far-reaching consequences in the world today and the impacts would continue to be felt in the years that follow. Countries of the former Soviet Union have been really affected by the collapse of the bloc, while some countries
like Russia and Estonia have come out of the Soviet Union strong, some like Armenia and Azerbaijan have grown weaker. The effect of the collapse on the countries of the Soviet Union shall be highlighted in this paper and it would help us to know the countries that were greatly affected by the collapse and the ones that the collapse had little or no effect on.
Though, the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, there had been cracks in the walls that held the republic together (Remnick 19). The collapse of the Soviet Union with its fortified walls shows that there is no great country, civilization or republic that cannot crumble and its fall is a lesson to other powers of the world, especially the superpower US. The Soviet Union looked so strong after the Second World War to the ninth decade of that century. The strength of the Soviet Union was made possible by the strong communist and totalitarian regime in the region at that time.
The collapse of the Soviet Union happened
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United States Support for European Integration
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The essay argues that the prime objective of Syed Alatas’s book is to oppose the widespread denigration of native history, society, and the native people themselves, as presented within the Western (European) point of view. Broadly based on the premise that the ideology of colonial capitalism – as Alatas defines it – is solely responsible for the poor image of Malays, Filipinos and Javanese, the book attempts to analyze in particular the so-called ‘myth of the lazy native’, which is thought to have originated and widely projected from the 16th to the 20th century in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines (Alatas 1977).
Deng started this process of massive reforms in 1978 while Gorbachev could begin only in 1986. Moving beyond Mao’s Cultural Revolution was the main concern of reforms brought about by Den Xiaoping. Gorbachev,
atic relationship between the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the United States has changed from one of adversary in 1975 to one of ‘significant partner’ in 2010. Today both nations freely exchange trade and tourists while also agreeing on many significant diplomatic