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Vintage from 1950-80 Soviet Union

What is USSR in Russian?


USSR (The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) is in Russian CCCP (Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик), Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik or shortened to the Soviet Union (Russian: Сове́тский Сою́з), Sovetskij Soyuz.
It existed between 1922 and 1991 and it’s a union of multiple subnational Soviet republics, its government and economy were highly centralized in Moscow.

Former northern Eurasian empire stretching from the Baltic and Black seas to the Pacific Ocean and, in its final years, consisting of 15 Soviet Socialist Republics (S.S.R.’s)–Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belorussia (now Belarus), Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kirgiziya (now Kyrgyzstan), Latvia, Lithuania, Moldavia (now Moldova), Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. The capital was Moscow, then and now the capital of Russia.

Russia and the former Soviet republics

Russia and the former Soviet republics


2 thoughts on “What is USSR in Russian?

  1. I have a Russian Bicycle. Pretty good shape. Still Has tires marked USSR. Generator dated 1955 with CCCP logo. Still has tool pouch with the paperwork. Has factory English air pump. Just wondering what something like that would be worth.

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