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SOVIET PASSPORTS AND THEIR IMPLEMENTATION IN EAST AND SOUTHEAST LITHUANIA (1944–1989) Vitalija Stravinskienė (Lithuanian Institute of History) ABSTRACT There was one very special document in the life of each adult cit- izen of the USSR. This document was the internal passport, which was a

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In: Lithuanian Historical Studies
Author: Simon Franklin

Russian History 37 (2010) 208–237 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI 10.1163/187633110X510428 1) Legislation for printing in legislation will be the topic of the next study in this series. Printing and Social Control in Russia 1: Passports Simon Franklin Cambridge University

In: Russian History
Author: Rodney Bohac

authorities. Serf owners and their estate officials had to initiate the requests for travel documents, and governmental officials working at the district ( uezd ) level processed and issued these documents. The district officials held the responsibility for issuing the primary travel document, the passport

In: Russian History

created. Its foundation was in a 1917 decree 21 which emulated the imperial-era practices of internal passports and administrative entry limits. 22 In the formation of the new Soviet passport regime, the economic planning system, politically motivated ‘special measures,’ legislative changes and

In: Russian Politics

ARTICLES VICTOR ZASLAVSKY (St. John's, Nfld., Canada) YURI LURYI (London, Ont., Canada) The Passport System in the USSR and Changes in Soviet Society * The system which is referred to in the Soviet Union as "The Passport Sys- tem" is a very important administrative mechanism in the day to day

In: The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review
Author: Bruce F. Adams

small aspect of Soviet government and society. The Passrort Society does not have much to say about Soviet society writ large, but it will serve well as a reference for anyone wanting to know quickly about the passport and propiska system of personal registration. Most of the book is concerned with the

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies

liberalization of the border regime after 1956, and in the 1960s, the opening of the border itself for non-visa and non-passport traffic on 1 January 1972 was a turning point for mutual relations between the residents of the border regions. Such an unprecedented situation in the Soviet bloc was closely observed

In: East Central Europe
Author: Alan Ball

sides the bearer's name and date and place of birth, passports included information on nation - ality, social status, and places of residence and employment,. Matthews does not much explore the special burdens imposed by the nationality and social status categories. The passport had to be

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies

, and passport numbers; iom employees would then e-mail this information to the ngo to look up the caller’s status in the database, and answers were sent back by e-mail to iom . 28 iom employees would then telephone migrant workers with their status. In addition, because the database was

In: Central Asian Affairs
Author: Graeme Gill

Beumers on the projection of the Soviet past in Putin-era film, Dimitry Baranov on changing messages conveyed in the exhibitions at the State Museum of Ethnography, and Albert Baiburin on the creation of a Soviet ritual of identity based on receipt of the Soviet passport. In essays devoted to myths of

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies