From the introduction: "The problem of unrest among the ethnic nationalities plagued the USSR since its inception in December 1922. [...] One crucial element in this problem had been Soviet Language-planning practices. [...]
"This study examines how language functioned with various dynamics of cultural pluralism in the enhanced ethnic mobilization and resultant dissolution of the USSR."
Marshall, David F.
"The role of language in the dissolution of the Soviet Union,"
Work Papers of the Summer Institute of Linguistics, University of North Dakota Session: Vol. 36, Article 3.
Available at: https://commons.und.edu/sil-work-papers/vol36/iss1/3