Category:Soviet Union

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Preceded by:
Russian Empire
(1721–1917)
Preceded by:
Soviet Russia
(1917–1922)
History of Russia
Soviet Union
(1922–1991)
Succeeded by:
Commonwealth of Independent States
(1992–present)

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Soviet Union 
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1923–1991 country in Europe and Asia
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Instance offederal republic,
socialist state,
historical country,
sovereign state (30 December 1922, 26 December 1991),
communist state
Named after
  • soviet
LocationSoviet Union
Capital
  • Moscow (6 July 1923, 26 December 1991)
Basic form of government
  • soviet republic (6 July 1923, 1936)
  • parliamentary republic (1936, 26 December 1991)
  • single-party state (1990)
Legislative body
  • Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union (12 January 1938, 26 December 1991, Soviet of Nationalities of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union, Soviet of the Union of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union)
  • Central Executive Committee of the Soviet Union (6 July 1923, 12 January 1938)
Official language
  • Russian (23 April 1990, de facto)
Anthem
Currency
Head of state
Head of government
Founded by
Inception30 December 1922
Dissolved, abolished or demolished26 December 1991
Significant event
Population
  • 293,047,571 (1989)
Area
  • 22,402,200 square kilometre (1991)
Follows
Followed by
Top-level Internet domain
  • .su
Authority control
VIAF ID: 123694235
GND ID: 4077548-3
Wikidata

55° 45′ 00″ N, 37° 37′ 12″ E

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Subcategories

This category has the following 37 subcategories, out of 37 total.

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