Soviet union

Explore the captivating history of the Soviet Union, from its origins to its ultimate demise. Discover the key events, influential leaders, and lasting impact of this powerful nation.

Formed in 1922, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was a one-party state, governed and ruled by the Communist Party. A new TV documentary series, The Soviet Union: 100th Anniversary 2022, explores the country that Winston Churchill famously referred to as: ‘A riddle wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma’