Tregubova Natalia

by Natalia Tregubova and Valentin Starikov, St. Petersburg State University, Russia In Russian the word “soviet” means 1) council, assembly, board; 2) advice, recommendation, suggestion; 3) harmony, concord. As a term, it refers to a specific kind of political organization, introduced after the October Revolution of 1917, that radically transformed political power: “Councils of the […]