Dissolving Evil Empire:

USSR, a Euphemism for Russia

Vytas Stoskus

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© Vytas Stoskus, 2022

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the USSR, was actually just a euphemism for “Russia” in a delusional attempt at self-justification because, to my knowledge, not one of the countries making up this so-called “Union” joined willingly. Enormous threats, purges, incarcerations, torture, deportations, & genocides were employed to bring everyone into this bogus “Union.”

It was a greedy, grasping, bloodthirsty continuation of czarist Russia expanding its borders at the expense of its neighbors, just as Russia had done during its several centuries of regional terror & as it has been doing in the Black Sea region since the 1990s.

It was NOT socialism — it was a bloody, tyrannical oligarchy using barbaric repression of human rights by an unelected elite. It was, for all practical purposes, slavery & severe repression which eased only slightly in the mid-1950s when Stalin finally kicked off & Khrushchev took over. Mr. K. appeared gentle in contrast to what had transpired under the butcher Stalin. The system then switched to incarcerating in psychiatric hospitals as well as putting down internal uprisings in East Germany, Budapest, Prague, Lithuania, & everywhere else they occurred right up until the system found itself nonfunctional & dissolved in 1991.

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Vytas Stoskus

Social psychologist, psychotherapist (Worldwide thru Skype), conflict mediator; organizational, creativity, & unschooling consultant; Heretic, outside agitator.