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Brezhnev's Kremlin - Secrets of the Cold War (SECRETS OF WAR MILITARY HISTORY DOCUMENTARY)

Brezhnev's Kremlin - Secrets of the Cold War (SECRETS OF WAR MILITARY HISTORY DOCUMENTARY).

The organisation[]

The "Nomenklatura" (Russian: номенклату́ра, Russian pronunciation: [nəmʲɪnklɐˈturə], Latin: Nomenclatura) were a social category of politcaly reliable people from within the Soviet Union and other Eastern Bloc countries who held various key administrative positions in all spheres of those countries' activity: government, industry, agriculture, education, military, etc., whose positions were granted only with approval by the communist party of each country or region.

It was a self-appointed group, first conceved of by Lennin in the 1920s, but made a fact by Stalin during WW2; for the running the administration of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). It exsisted during the era when the Communist Party of the Soviet Union had a political monopoly and outlawed opposition. At the time of the Soviet Union's demise along with the nomenklatura in 1992.

Virtually all were members of the Communist Party and those who were not had to show unswerving loyalty to the system.

Also see[]

  1. Soviet Opytnoye Konstruktorskoye Buros (OKBs)
  2. Collective farm
  3. Closed Soviet locations
  4. Communist old guard
  5. Political Bureau (Politburo)
  6. Glavnoye razvedyvatel'noye upravleniye (GRU)
  7. Gulags
  8. Soviet AgitProps
  9. Soviet medals
  10. Stalin's purges
  11. Komitet gosudarstvennoy bezopasnosti (KGB)
  12. Komsomol
  13. Stasi
  14. Virgin Lands Campaign
  15. Soviet "Era of Stagnation"
  16. Why the USSR broke up in reality
  17. Life under communism
  18. Soviet political organs
  19. Bolshevik Island in Siberia, Russia
  20. Yugoslavian Agricoles
  21. Socialist planned cities
  22. Socialist industrial cities
  23. Soviet style/era apartment block
  24. Soviet Social Apparatus
  25. Russian and Soviet Leaders since 1917
  26. Politically Communist and/or Socialist
  27. Organisational Bureau (Orgburo)
  28. The "plain"/"secret"/"dark"/"drab" doors
  29. Securitate
  30. Mikhail Gorbachev
  31. Closed Soviet locations
  32. Red Army racism and shortages!
  33. Eastern Bloc
  34. A political diorama
  35. National leaders


  1. http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Nomenklatura
  2. https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/nomenklatura
  3. http://www.conservapedia.com/Nomenklatura