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No. Russia was a member of the Soviet Union until 1991, when the Soviet Union collapsed.

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Q: Is Russia no longer referred to as the Soviet Union?
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Which borders Finland -Russia or the Soviet Union?

Russia does. The Soviet Union no longer exists.


Is russia now the Soviet Union?

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Are Russia and the Soviet Union the same?

No. The Soviet Union was a country which existed from 1922 to 1991. Russia was a part of the Soviet Union when it existed, much like how Texas is part of the United States. Since Russia was easily the biggest part, people sometimes referred to the whole Soviet Union as "Russia", although that's not really accurate. Now that the Soviet Union is gone, Russia is its own country.


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Is the soviet union in US?

no, its not! The Soviet Union is Russia.


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It's still somewhere in the Russia. The Soviet Union no longer exists. The countries that made up the Soviet Union are located in Europe and Asia.


Is the Soviet Union located north or south of the equator?

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How did Russia become part of the Soviet Union?

In 1917 the Soviet Union was created by Russia.


When was the Soviet Union renamed Russia?

The answer you want is 1991, but it's not accurate to say the Soviet Union was "renamed" Russia. The Soviet Union was, in fact, a union of fifteen separate republics. Russia was one of these republics and by far the largest. When the Soviet Union collapsed, each of the Soviet republics, including Russia, became independent countries.


What was Russia named in 1922?

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Where is the soviot union?

There isn't soviet union anymore it was Russia and many other countries together but then they divided the soviet union. Most part of the soviet union was Russia.


Who Russia's leader at the fall of the Soviet Union?

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Was Russia the Soviet Union?

First there was Russia, then there was the Soviet Union, now there's Russia again. The Soviet Union is no more. Russia is the name of the country now, as it was before. The Soviet Union, or more formally the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics or USSR, was composed of 15 different republics, of which Russia was the most powerful. Now it has broken up into 15 independent nations.


Does the Soviet Union border Iran?

When the Soviet Union did exist (1919-1989), it did border Iran. However, the Soviet Union no longer exists. The current countries of Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan and Armenia, which were all part of the Soviet Union when it did exist, do border Iran today. Russia does not.


Was Russia the Soviet Union first or Russia?

Russia was Russia before it formed the Soviet Union during its Communist period. Even then it was still called Russia but it was just part of a block of other communist countries which had the collective name, the Soviet Union.


Under what name did russia became known as the Soviet Union?

Russia never "became know as the Soviet Union." However, when it formed the Soviet Union, its name had been changed from Russia to the Russian Socialist Federated Soviet Republic.


Was Russia allies with the US in Vietnam war?

Russia, then called the Soviet Union, supplied America's enemy with weapons. The Soviet Union (Russia) was a cold war enemy. Russia (Soviet Union) and America never officially fought each other. Russia (Soviet Union) and America were allies only during WWII.


When did Russia become The Soviet Union?

Soviet Union was officially established in Dec. of 1922. "Russia" did not "become" the Soviet Union. After the Russian Revolution, Russia became the Russian Socialist Federated Soviet Republic. In December 1922, it joined with Ukraine, Belorussia and the Transcaucasus Federation and that union became the Soviet Union.


The difference between the Sovit Union and Sovit Russia?

When the Soviet Union exister, Russia was merely one country out of the whole Soviet Union. The Union also included countries like Kazahkstan and Turkestan. Russia just happens to be where the Soviet Union began.


Why did Russia change into the Soviet Union?

"Russia" did not simply change into the "Soviet Union." After the Russian Revolution, the Bolsheviks changed the name of Russia to the "Russian Socialist Federated Soviet Republic." The new Russia then joined with the Ukraine, Belorussia and the Transcaucasus Federation and together they became the Soviet Union.


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What country is most closely related to the Soviet Union?

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Is Russia still the Soviet Union?

No. The Soviet Union broke up in 1991.

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