I know your great uncle Donald Duart Maclean was part of the Cambridge Five and was a double agent for the soviets.
Two code breakers at the National Security Agency, rumored to be gay lovers, had defected to the soviets.
In the 1980s the goal was to defeat the soviets by creating a quagmire for the Red Army like Vietnam was for America.
The country had been deforested by the soviets long before the Taliban caused even further devastation.
Ahmed and his family had fled Afghanistan in 1981 with the soviets and mujahideen fighting.
We shall sign, and submit to the Senate shortly, a new treaty with the soviets and with others for the protection of astronauts.
This will be a politic move for the soviets as well as England.
This threat is not something imagined by critics of the soviets.
Of course, in so far as that Government submits to the will of the soviets?
soviets and Committees were implanted upon every branch of the Railway Administration.
1917, from Russian sovet "governing council," literally "council," from Old Russian suvetu "assembly," from su "with" (from *su(n)- "with, together," from PIE *ksun- "with") + vetu "counsel." The whole is a loan-translation of Greek symboulion "council of advisers." As an adjective from 1918.