As part of an attempt to prevent the country's dissolution due to rising nationalist and separatist movements, a referendum was held in March 1991, boycotted by some republics, that resulted in a majority of participating citizens voting in favor of preserving the union. 329 " My Number One Doctor a 2007 episode of the television show Scrubs, played on the perception that Wikipedia is an unreliable reference tool with a scene in which. Univ of North Carolina Press. For Wikipedia's home page, see. Metz, Cade (December 7, 2008). Messer-Kruse, Timothy (February 12, 2012) The 'Undue Weight' of Truth on Wikipedia Archived December 18, 2016, at the Wayback Machine The Chronicle of Higher Education Retrieved March 27, 2014 Colón-Aguirre, Monica Fleming-May, Rachel. 177 178 Wales stresses that encyclopedias of any type are not usually appropriate to use as citable sources, and should not be relied upon as authoritative. Still, the influence of the world economy on the ussr was limited by fixed domestic prices and a state monopoly on foreign trade. Following the failed coup, the State Council of the Soviet Union became the highest organ of state power "in the period of transition". 182 The late 1960s and the 1970s witnessed a reversal of the declining trajectory of the rate of mortality in the ussr, and was especially notable among men of working age, but was also prevalent in Russia and other predominantly Slavic areas of the country. This is generally recognized as marking the official, final dissolution of the Soviet Union as a functioning state, and the end of the Cold War. Two-thirds of it was a coastline. "Implications of the Diphtheria Epidemic in the Former Soviet Union for Immunization Programs". 146 Reception See also: Academic studies about Wikipedia and Criticism of Wikipedia This section needs to be updated. The New York Times Living History: World War II, 19421945: The Allied Counteroffensive. 248 needs update Further statistics, based on a publicly available 3-month Wikipedia access trace, are available. 19 The findings by Nature were disputed by Encyclopædia Britannica, 155 156 and in response, Nature gave a rebuttal of the points raised by Britannica. Archived from the original on August 22, 2014. 44 In 1925 the government founded the League of Militant Atheists to intensify the propaganda campaign. A b "Wikipedia Statistics (English. Since its independence in 1991, Ukraine has continued to pursue claims against Russia in foreign courts, seeking to recover its share of the foreign property that was owned by the ussr. 295 In 2011 Business Insider gave Wikipedia a valuation of 4 billion if it ran advertisements. History of Modern Russia: From Tsarism to the Twenty-first Century. On 19, a group of hardliners staged an abortive coup attempt. Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (Russian sfsr). Registration notes Protection Policy Hafner, Katie (June 17, 2006). 101 At the same time, Moscow stopped threatening other states, and instead worked to open peaceful relationships in terms of trade, and diplomatic recognition. It also instituted trading arrangements deliberately designed to favor the Soviet Union. 210 When a language had been given a writing system and appeared in a notable publication, that language would attain "official language" status. "Toward a New Compendium of Knowledge (longer version. Ahrens, Frank (July 9, 2006). It is not rare for articles strongly related to a particular language not to have counterparts in another edition. 112 However, in practice the degree of control the party was able to exercise over the state bureaucracy, particularly after the death of Stalin, was far from total, with the bureaucracy pursuing different interests that were at times in conflict with the party. 139 Economy Main article: Economy of the Soviet Union The Soviet Union in comparison to other countries by GDP (nominal) per capita in 1965 based on a West-German school book (1971) 5,000 DM 2,500 5,000 DM 1,000 2,500 DM 500 1,000 DM DM 250. While in Sicily the forces of Great Britain and the United States are being opposed by 2 German divisions, the Russian front is receiving attention of approximately 200 German divisions.