What countries were part of the USSR?
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) - was founded in 1922. He ceased to exist in 1991. Took one sixth of the planet Earth. It was the first superpower in the world, according to the length of the state border, the second (after the United States) by area. At that time, there were only two superpowers in the world. Let's see which countries were in the USSR.
The largest country around which the rest were united in the USSR was Russia. Then it was called the Russian Empire, now called the Russian Federation.
What countries were in the USSR, then they were called the Socialist Federal Republics. (SSR). Here they are:
- Ukrainian SSR - modern Ukraine;
- Belarusian SSR - modern Belarus;
- Uzbek SSR - modern Uzbekistan;
- Kazakh SSR - modern Kazakhstan;
- Georgian SSR - modern Georgia;
- Azerbaijan SSR - modern Azerbaijan;
- Lithuanian SSR - modern Lithuania;
- Moldavian SSR - modern Moldavia;
- Latvian SSR - modern Latvia;
- Kyrgyz SSR - modern Kyrgyzstan;
- Tajik SSR - modern Tajikistan;
- Armenian SSR - modern Armenia;
- Turkmen SSR - modern Turkmenistan;
- The Estonian SSR is modern Estonia.