Союз Советских Социалистических Республик
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Soviet Union
Flag of the Soviet Union during the Great Patriotic War
Coat of Arms of the Soviet Union
Population 212,634,657 (1973) Census
Government Single-Party Marxist-Leninist-Stalinist State
Languages Russian (Majority)                  Many others
Capital Moscow, Russian SFSR
Establishment December 30, 1922 (Creation)
Currency Soviet Ruble

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, often shortened to Soviet Union, is a political entity located in Northern Eurasia.

After the Second World War

After the official declaration of victory by Adolf Hitler, the Soviets continued to fight on in what is now dubbed the Great Patriotic War in Russia, and the Great Soviet Resistance elsewhere. Fighting bogged down in the Ural Mountains, known as the "Ural Front" to both belligerents. There, fierce guerilla warfare took place 

Joseph Stalin (Age 85)

Joseph Stalin, leader of the Soviet Union during the Great Patriotic War.

that cost the Germans much in the long run, though Hitler always assured the German population that everything is going well in the East.

After Stalin

Stalin died in 1968, and was succeeded by Andrei Zdhanov.

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