95 years ago, at I all-Union Congress of Soviets adopted a Declaration and Treaty establishing the USSR. In them was based on Lenin's ideas about creating a Union of equal republics and the future of the world revolution. The new state was declared to be "the true bulwark against world capitalism and a decisive step towards the unification of workers of all countries". RT tried to find out why the leader of the world proletariat have chosen this form of government and which is insoluble contradictions were in it.
The relationship between powers and the state with neighbouring countries constituted the basis of its international relations. Under the influence of historical memory and a real modern ties foreign policy and strategic goals of all countries are interlinked and intertwined in the international system and form a complex network of large-scale relations as lines on the family tree.