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Soviet Union

COUNTRY PROFILE

COUNTRY

Formal Name: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; abbreviated: USSR; transliterated: Souz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik--SSSR.

Informal Name: Soviet Union.

Term for Citizens: Formally, Soviet people; informally, Soviets

Capital: Moscow.

Data as of May 1989