Category: Soviet Union

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Name: Soviet Union
Timeframe:(1917 - 1991)
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Before 1917 see Russian Empire

After 1991 see Russia

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Russian: Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, tr. Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik; IPA: [sɐˈjus sɐˈvʲɛtskʲɪx sətsɨəlʲɪsˈtʲitɕɪskʲɪx rʲɪˈspublʲɪk] ( listen)) abbreviated to USSR (Russian: СССР, tr. SSSR) or shortened to the Soviet Union (Russian: Сове́тский Сою́з, tr. Sovetskij Soyuz; IPA: [sɐ'vʲetskʲɪj sɐˈjʉs]), was a Marxist–Leninist state on the Eurasian continent that existed between 1922 and 1991. A union of multiple subnational Soviet republics, its government and economy were highly centralized. The Soviet Union was a one-party state, governed by the Communist Party with Moscow as its capital.

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20 May 1926 Ol'khovatka, Voronezh Oblast, Russia, Soviet Union - 09 Oct 1980 photo
abt 1869 Akoulise Armenia - abt 1960
22 Oct 1887 Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, United States - 17 Oct 1920 photo
15 Dec 1901 Qin Mongolia - 11 May 1973 photo

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