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Encyclopedia > Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic

Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Крымская Автономная Советская Социалистическая Республика) (October 18, 1921June 30, 1945) was created as part of RSFSR within the Crimean Peninsula, its capital being Simferopol. The official languages were Crimean Tatar and Russian. October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in Leap years). ... 1921 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining, and the last day of June. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... State motto: Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь! (Workers of the world, unite!) Official language None (Russian in practice) Capital Moscow Chairman of the Supreme Council Boris Yeltsin Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 1st in former Soviet Union 17,075,200 km² 0,5% Population  - Total (1989)  - Density Ranked 1st in the former... The Crimea (officially Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukrainian transliteration: Avtonomna Respublika Krym, Ukrainian: Автономна Республіка Крим, Russian: Автономная Республика Крым, pronounced cry-MEE-ah in English) is a peninsula and an autonomous republic of Ukraine on the northern coast of the Black Sea. ... Simferopol (Ukrainian, Сімферополь; Russian, Симферополь; Greek, Συμφερόπολις; Tatar, Aqmescit) is the capital city of Crimea, in Ukraine. ... The Crimean Tatar language or Crimean-Turkish (in its own script: Qırımtatar tili, Qırım Tatar dili resp. ...

A significant part of its population were Crimean Tatars, which were stripped of their property and civil rights and forcibly resettled to Central Asia in 1944. (Their constitutional rights were restored in 1967. ) However, they were not allowed to return until the last days of the Soviet Union. Flag of the Crimean Tatars The Crimean Tatars (Qırımtatar aka Qırımtürk, Pl. ... Population transfer in the Soviet Union may be classified into three broad categories: deportations of anti-Soviet categories of population, often classified as enemies of workers, deportations of nationalities, and organized migrations in opposite directions to fill the ethnically cleansed territories. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... 1944 was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...

In 1945 it was converted into the Crimean oblast of RSFSR, which was transferred to Ukrainian SSR in 1954. An oblast (Slavonian verbalism or term, Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasť, Russian, Ukrainian: о́бласть, Bulgarian: о́бласт) English equivalent area, province or zone. ... State motto: Пролетарі всіх країн, єднайтеся! Official language None. ... 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Crimea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1502 words)
The Crimea (officially Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Russian transliteration: Avtonomnaya Respublika Krym, Russian: Автономная Республика Крым, Ukrainian: Автономна Республіка Крим,, pronounced cry-MEE-ah in English) is a peninsula and an autonomous republic of Ukraine on the northern coast of the Black Sea.
In 1954, it was transferred by the Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev to the Ukrainian SSR as a gesture to mark the 300th anniversary of the Treaty of Pereyaslav between Ukrainian Cossacks and Russia.
With the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Crimea became part of the newly independent Ukraine, a situation resented by a large part of its mainly Russian population and a cause of tensions between Russia and Ukraine.
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