What does the U stand for in USSR?
"USSR" is the English form, and it was the abbreviation for
"Union of Soviet Socialist Republics". In Russian it was "Soyuz
Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik", but the Cyrillic
character for the sound of the letter S looks like the Latin
character C, and the Cyrillic character representing the sound of
the letter R looks like the Latin character P, so to someone used
to English the Russian abbreviation would have looked like
U stands for Union. Where as USSR is the abbreviation for "Union of Soviet Socialist Republics"
I stand up to my friend more then i hae to cuz she doesnt hae the guts to do so.... In ur situation i'd say that u would confront her and ask "Would u ever stand up for me?" and if he/she has trouble answering , then it may be a no. but if they say "I always stand up for u!" then tell them the day/event that u didnt feel that ur friend didnt…
The USSR shot down the U-2 flown by Francis Gary Powers and derailed the Eisenhower and Kruchev Arms Limitation Talks. The U-2 piloted by Francis Gary Powers was shot down over Sverdlovsk, USSR on 1 May 1960 by a SAM-2. Powers was convicted of espionage on 17 Aug 1960 by a USSR court and sentanced to 10 years in prision. Powers was exchanged for a Soviet spy on 10 Feb 1962.