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1. [ noun ] (government,geography) a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia an others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991
Synonyms: Russia Soviet_Union USSR
Related terms: country Eurasia Moscow Soviet_Russia Russian_Revolution Amur Caspian_Sea Russian_Revolution Soviet_Socialist_Republic caspian Russian steppe balagan isaac_stern kvass czar kolkhoz pirogi