Former countries similar to or like Soviet Union

Federal socialist state in Northern Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991. Wikipedia

  • Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic

    Independent socialist state from 1917 to 1922, and afterwards the largest and most populous of the Soviet socialist republics of the Soviet Union (USSR) from 1922 to 1991, until becoming a sovereign part of the Soviet Union with priority of Russian laws over Union-level legislation in 1990 and 1991, the last two years of the existence of the USSR. Composed of sixteen smaller constituent units of autonomous republics, five autonomous oblasts, ten autonomous okrugs, six krais and forty oblasts. Wikipedia

  • Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic

    Federal unit of the Soviet Union (USSR). It existed between 1920 and 1922, and from 1922 to 1991 as one of fifteen constituent republics of the USSR, with its own legislation from 1990 to 1991. Wikipedia

  • Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic

    One of the constituent republics of the Soviet Union in December 1922 located in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. Established in December 1920, when the Soviets took over control of the short-lived First Republic of Armenia and lasted until 1991. Wikipedia

  • East Germany

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  • Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic

    One of the transcontinental constituent republics of the Soviet Union from 1936 to 1991 in northern Central Asia. Created on 5 December 1936 from the Kazakh ASSR, an autonomous republic of the Russian SFSR. Wikipedia

  • Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

    Country in Southeast and Central Europe that existed from its foundation in the aftermath of World War II until its dissolution in 1992 amid the Yugoslav Wars. Area of 255,804 km2 , the SFRY was bordered by the Adriatic Sea and Italy to the west, Austria and Hungary to the north, Bulgaria and Romania to the east, and Albania and Greece to the south. Wikipedia

  • Russian Empire

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  • Nazi Germany

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  • Derg

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  • Russian Republic

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  • North Vietnam

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  • Allied-occupied Austria

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  • Burmese Way to Socialism

    The ideology of the military dictatorship in Burma under the Burma Socialist Programme Party (BSPP) from 1962 to 1988. Ne Win and the Burmese military launched the March 1962 coup d'état to overthrow Prime Minister U Nu and the democratic Union Parliament due to economic, religious and political crises, particularly the issue of federalism and secession rights of the States of Burma. Wikipedia


Sentences forSoviet Union

  • After the Communists came to power in 1949, efforts were made to organize science and technology based on the model of the Soviet Union, in which scientific research was part of central planning.China-Wikipedia
  • After the war, freedom of religion was severely restricted in the Communist countries newly aligned with the Soviet Union, several of which had large Catholic populations.Catholic Church-Wikipedia
  • The Latin script for Syriac was developed in the 1930s, following the state policy for minority languages of the Soviet Union, with some material published.Romanization-Wikipedia
  • In August 1939, Hitler's government negotiated the Molotov–Ribbentrop pact that divided Eastern Europe into German and Soviet spheres of influence.Germany-Wikipedia
  • Following the Russian Revolution, the Russian SFSR became the largest and leading constituent of the Soviet Union, the world's first constitutionally socialist state.Russia-Wikipedia
  • Russia became the Soviet Union and lost Finland, Estonia, Lithuania, and Latvia, which became independent countries.World War I-Wikipedia

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