Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic


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Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic

 

created on Oct. 18, 1921, as part of the RSFSR, with its capital at Simferopol’. In June 1945 it was reorganized as the Crimean Oblast, which was transferred to the Ukrainian SSR in 1954.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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