All dates in this piece are from the julian calendar employed in russia at the time , which was 13 days behind the gregorian calendar used in europe and the us in february 1918 the soviet government switched to the gregorian system its events paved the way for the soviet union it dominated the. Firstly the socialist revolution had only won in russia, and then other parts of former russian empire and adjacent territories followed with their own revolutions, and it became logical to create a union of alike socialist republic to go ahead together and protect themselves against common enemies russia, for example. Latvia has had a tortured history, with rarely any pauses between wars, invasions , occupations and rulers in the middle ages, it was ruled by germany latvia then became a 'socialist soviet republic' – put simply, an annex of russia's communist soviet union during this brief soviet rule, some terrible. In russia's republic of kalmykia, the remnants of buddhism sit in the soviet union's lingering shadow recent history has been harsh for the kalmyk people, and it continues to haunt the local monuments to both world war ii and the soviet-afghan war the former was particularly disastrous, with stalin.
Decree of the presidium of the ussr supreme soviet transferring crimea province from the russian republic to the ukraine republic, taking into and ukraine had economic similarities, as pravda noted, was a stretch, since the peninsula was mostly a tourist destination for the rest of the soviet union. The russian soviet federative socialist republic also unofficially known as the russian federation, soviet russia or russia ( about this sound listen (help nfo) russian: росси́я, tr rossiya, ipa: [rɐˈsʲijə] from the greek: ρωσία rōsía — rus'), was an independent state from 1917 to 1922, and. Of course, de-facto, ussr was just a re-branding of the old russian empire, just like the modern russian federation is the heir to the soviet union however, the soviet state structure was russia was the largest republic but of course it was not the same as soviet union (though many people in the west.
Initially part of the so-called transcaucasian federation within the soviet union, azerbaijan gained the status of a full-right union republic in 1936 it consisted of promoting natives to positions of responsibility in the government and the communist party and instituting the equality of russian and local languages in the. Cracking the soviet bloc in march 1990 gorbachev became the president of the soviet union, the first and only man to hold the rank but things began to spin out of control spurred on by “glasnost”, the long-suppressed nationalist feelings swelled in the soviet republics in august 1991 hard-liners had had enough.
In post-revolutionary russia, the union of soviet socialist republics (ussr) is established, comprising a confederation of russia, belorussia, ukraine, and the transcaucasian federation (divided in 1936 into the georgian, azerbaijan, and armenian republics) also known as the soviet union, the new communist state was. Despite the foundation of the soviet state as a federative entity of many constituent republics, each with its own political and administrative entities, the term soviet russia – strictly applicable only to the russian federative socialist republic – was often applied to the entire country by non-soviet. Until the time of soviet collapse, islam was largely repressed in the tatar republic, as were all religions throughout the soviet union the tatar language also declined under the soviet union, as schools and government came to emphasize russian language in schools and official business at the expense.
Not much is know about chernarus during it's early time being a soviet republic other than it taking apart in the great patriotic war (world war 2), this is the name used commonly in post-soviet nations, and especially in russia it can also be speculated that a sufficient amount of chernarussian. The union of soviet socialist republics, as established by the treaty of union, july 6, 1923, was composed of four constituent republics: 1 the russian socialist federated soviet republic (rsfsr) 2 the ukrainian soviet socialist republic 3 the transcaucasian socialist federated soviet republic 4 the white. Russia has a very long history it has existed as a powerful empire that was brought down by a revolution after the revolution, russia joined the soviet union as one of its republics russia was the dominant state republic during the existence of the soviet union the capital of the soviet union was moscow,.
The map above is a map of the kazakh ssr (soviet socialist republic), which existed between december 5, 1936 and december 16, 1991 and by a quirk of history was the last of the republics to leave the soviet union. Twenty years ago, on december 25, 1991, mikhail gorbachev resigned as president of the soviet union, declaring the office extinct and dissolving the tanks rolled through moscow towards the russian white house, where boris yeltsin, leader of the soviet-era russian republic at the time, gathered his.
Russia, officially the russian soviet federal socialist republic (rsfsr), was only one of the constituent republics, but the terms russia, the ussr, and the the history of the provisional government, the revolution of 1917, soviet russia's withdrawal from world war i, and the russian civil war are covered in the. Today's moldova is the successor state to the moldavian soviet socialist republic, a constituent republic of the soviet union at the same time, the history of association with russia, moscow's political influence and military presence in transdniestria, and the economic ties of both chişinău-controlled. In 1989 the soviet union had ten autonomous okruga, all of which were in the russian republic autonomous republic (autonomous soviet socialist republic-- assr): a territorial and administrative subdivision of some union similar cults of saints, heroes, and the just tsar formed a historical basis for the cult of personality. A chronology of key events in the history of the soviet union world war ii 1939 september - soviet troops enter poland, which is then divided between germany and the ussr 1939-40 - russian-finnish war, which ends with finland ceding territory to the ussr - the present russian constituent republic of karelia.