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Soviet collapse and suicide-prone Nigeria

Soviet collapse and suicide-prone Nigeria

THE Soviet state was born  in 1917 when the  revolutionary Bolsheviks overthrew the Russian czar and established a socialist state in the territory that had once belonged to the Russian empire. In 1922, Russia proper joined its far-flung republics in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The first leader of the  Soviet state was the Marxist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin,one of the greatest  thinkers of the last century