Stagnation and Stability
In this podcast Dr Edwin Bacon of Birkbeck University of London examines the USSR from 1968-1982 and the significance of the Brezhnev era?
1. Introduction: What did the Brezhnev era consist of?
2. The Era of Stagnation or the high point of Soviet power and stability?
3. Soviet Union as a super power: treaties with the West.
4. Stagnation and a growing disbelief in a communist utopia.
5. Developed Socialism: a new stage towards communism. The gerontocracy and censorship.