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Date: 1900-2000
Language: Russian
Origin: perestroit 'to rebuild, reorganize'

perestroika

noun
     
Related topics: Policies
per‧e‧stroi‧ka [uncountable]
PPP a Russian word meaning 'rebuilding', used to describe the social, political, and economic changes that happened in the former USSR in the 1980s, just before the end of the Communist government [↪ glasnost]

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