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About Soviet Union
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991. Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics, its government and economy were highly centralized.
Will Vladimir Putin ever face a war crimes trial?
... Seven of those would be considered by him to be part of Russia s " near abroad" that is, they were constituent parts of the Soviet Union before it collapsed at the end of 1991...
Russia threatens to destroy Ukraine jets after Poland and Slovakia pledges
... Other Nato countries are considering sending planes such as the MiG-29 - a model which dates from the time of the Soviet Union - which Ukrainian pilots are trained to fly...
Women Photograph: Pictures from female and non-binary storytellers
... I was born in today s Kyrgyzstan when it was part of the Soviet Union and immigrated to Germany in 1988 as a nine-year-old girl...
Why Russia's invasion of Ukraine still divides Africa
... Why ties to Russia are strong in some parts AfricaSome African countries had a decades-long relationship with the Soviet Union...
Ukraine war: China's claim to neutrality fades with Moscow visit
... Decades ago, Beijing s network of underground fallout shelters were designed to protect the citizens of the Chinese capital from a nuclear war with the Soviet Union...
US diplomat on what it's like negotiating with Putin
... This is part of a vision that President Putin has outlined to re-gather the Russian peoples that were separated by the collapse of the Soviet Union...
Ukraine war: President Putin speech fact-checked
... When it was part of the former Soviet Union, nuclear weapons were based in Ukraine, but in 1994 Ukraine signed up to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and gave them up, in return for security guarantees...
Ukraine war: How the conflict is creating family rifts in Russia
... Their children were mostly against the war, and their parents - the generation brought up during the Soviet Union, who watched [state-run] TV day and night - supported the war...