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Union of Soviet Socialist Republics : USSR
(Moscow)

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics : USSR

Flag or logo since 1955-08-19*
Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik : SSSR - Союз Советских Социалистических Республик : CCCP (ru) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol*

Nikita Khrushchev
(ruler of SOVIET UNION since 1953-03-14)
Capital:Moscow - (Moskva)
Official languages: Russian (ru) .

Mainland:


SOVIET UNION Union of Soviet Socialist Republics : SSSR  (Moscow)


15 Largely Autonomous or Semi-Independent Polities

ARMENIA ARMENIAN Soviet Socialist Republic  (Erevan) Suren Tovmasyan
AZERBAIDZHAN AZERBAIDZHANI Soviet Socialist Republic  (Baku) Imam Mustafayev
BYELORUSSIA BYELORUSSIAN Soviet Socialist Republic  (Minsk) Kirill Mazurov
ESTONIA ESTONIAN Soviet Socialist Republic  (Tallinn) Johannes Kebin
GEORGIA GEORGIAN Soviet Socialist Republic  (Tbilisi) Vasily Mzhavanadze
KAZAKHSTAN KAZAKH Soviet Socialist Republic  (Alma-Ata) Ivan Dmitriyevich Yakovlev
KIRGHIZIA KIRGHIZ Soviet Socialist Republic  (Frunze) Iskhak Razzakov
LATVIA LATVIAN Soviet Socialist Republic  (Riga) Yan Kalnberzin
LITHUANIA LITHUANIAN Soviet Socialist Republic  (Vilnius) Antanas Snechkuss
MOLDAVIA MOLDAVIAN Soviet Socialist Republic  (Kishinev) Zinovie Serdiuk
RUSSIA Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic : RSFSR  (Moscow) Nikita Khrushchev
TADZHIKISTAN TADZHIK Soviet Socialist Republic  (Stalinabad) Tursun Uldzhabayev
TURKMENIA TURKMEN Soviet Socialist Republic  (Ashkhabad) Sukhan Babayev
UKRAINE UKRAINIAN Soviet Socialist Republic  (Kiev) Aleksey Kirichenko
UZBEKISTAN UZBEK Soviet Socialist Republic  (Tashkent) Nuritdin Mukhitdinov


1 Assisted Entity

HUNGARY Soviet Union Occupied HUNGARIAN People''s Republic in Revolution  (Budapest) Janos Kadar



1 Condominium:

SUVOROV MEMORIAL Suvorov Memorial near Teufelsbrucke in Uri : SUVOROV MONUMENT  (Suvorov Monument)Local: SUWOROW-DENKMAL in der Schöllenen-Schlucht (de) + Pamyatnik Suvorov : Памятник Суворов - SUVOROV MEMORIAL : СУВОРОВ МЕМОРИАЛ (ru)  (Suworow-Denkmal)



1 Government in Exile

FREE HUNGARY HUNGARIAN Liberation Movement  (United States Embassy in Hungary) Archbishop Jozsef Mindszenty



Military entities abroad or locally shared:

NORTHERN GROUP Soviet NORTHERN GROUP OF FORCES  (Legnica)Local: Sovetskiy SEVERNAYA GRUPPA VOYSK : Советский СЕВЕРНАЯ ГРУППА ВОЙСК (ru)  (Legnica)
SOUTHERN GROUP Soviet SOUTHERN GROUP OF FORCES  (Budapest)Local: Sovet YUZHNAYA GRUPPA VOYSK : Совет ЮЖНАЯ ГРУППА ВОЙСК (ru)  (Budapest)
SOVIET BASES IN GERMANY Group of Soviet Forces in GERMANY  (Dresden)Local: Gruppa Sovetskih Voysk v GERMANII : Группа Советских Оккупационный Войск в ГЕРМАНИИ (ru) + Gruppe der Sowjetischen Streitkräfte in DEUTSCHLAND (de)  (Dresden)
SUVOROV MEMORIAL Suvorov Memorial near Teufelsbrucke in Uri : SUVOROV MONUMENT  (Suvorov Monument)Local: SUWOROW-DENKMAL in der Schöllenen-Schlucht (de) + Pamyatnik Suvorov : Памятник Суворов - SUVOROV MEMORIAL : СУВОРОВ МЕМОРИАЛ (ru)  (Suworow-Denkmal)
VALONA BAY Soviet Base of VALONA BAY  (Pasha Liman)Local: PASHA LIMAN Baza e Kantierit (sq) + Baza VLERA ZALIVA : База ВЛЕРА ЗАЛИВА (ru)  (Pasha Liman)


28 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)


AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
COMECON Council for Mutual Economic Assistance : CMEA  (Moscow)
DANUBE DANUBE Commission  (Budapest)
FRANCO-SOVIET ALLIANCE Treaty of Friendship between France and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics : FRANCO-SOVIET Alliance  (Moscow + Paris)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
IAEA Provisional International Atomic Energy Agency : IAEA Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Geneva)
INTERNATIONAL LAW Institute of International Law : IIL  (Ghent)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IUCN International Union for Conservation of Nature : IUCN  (Brussels)
LEAGUE OF RED CROSS League of Red Cross Societies : LORCS  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
REFRIGERATION International Institute of Refrigeration : IIR  (Paris)
SINO-SOVIET ALLIANCE Sino-Soviet Treaty of Friendship Alliance and Mutual Assistance : SINO-SOVIET PACT  (Moscow)
STANDARDIZATION International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children''s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York City)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WARSAW PACT Warsaw Treaty on Friendship Cooperation and Mutual Assistance : WARSAW TREATY Organization  (Moscow)
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES International Bureau of Weights and Measures : IBWM  (Sevres)
WHALING International Whaling Commission : IWC  (Impington)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)



* The emblems shown for the subdivisions may in some cases be those of their capital.
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 Main Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   * Rulers.org, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of Ethnia.org website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

   * others are added according to the consulted entity.

 




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