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Encyclopedia > Russian SFSR
Russian Soviet
Federative Socialist Republic

Российская Советская
Федеративная Социалистическая
Республика


1917 — 1991
Flag Coat of arms
State motto:
Russian: Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь!
Translation: Workers of the world, unite!
Image:SovietUnionRussia.png
Capital Moscow
Official language Russian
Established
In the USSR:
 - Since
 - Until
November 7, 1917

December 30, 1922
December 12, 1991 (independence)
Area
 - Total
 - Water (%)
Ranked 1st in the USSR
17,075,200 km²
13%
Population
 - Total 
 - Density
Ranked 1st in the USSR
147,386,000
8.6/km²
Currency rouble (рубль)
Time zone UTC + 2 to + 11 (modern Russia is + 3 to + 12)
Medals {{{medals}}}

The Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic or Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic (RSFSR) (Росси́йская Сове́тская Федерати́вная Социалисти́ческая Респу́блика, РСФСР, Rossiyskaya Sovetskaya Federativnaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika) was the largest and most populous of the fifteen Soviet republics, and became the Russian Federation after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The subject of this article was previously also known as Russia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_1991-1993. ... Anthem Hymn of the Russian Federation Capital (and largest city) Moscow Official languages Russian official throughout nation; thirty others co-official in various regions Government Semi-presidential federal republic  -  President Vladimir Putin  -  Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov Formation  -  Declared June 12, 1990   -  Finalized December 25, 1991  Area  -  Total 17,075,400... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russian_SFSR.svg Summary The flag of Russian during their period in the USSR. Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: List of flags Flag of Russian SFSR Russian SFSR Flag of Russia Flags of the Soviet Republics Wikipedia:WikiProject Flag Template Wikipedia... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Flag of RSFSR (1954-1991) Flag ratio: 1:2 Flag of RSFSR (1937-1954) This flag was adopted by the Russian SFSR in 1954. ... Coat of arms of the Russian Soviet Socialist Republic The coat of arms of the Russian SFSR was adopted on July 10, 1918 and modified several times afterwards. ... The USSR State motto is a quotation from Karl Marxs and Friedrich Engels Communist Manifesto, meaning Workers of the world, unite!. It was featured in all languages of the Soviet Republics as part of the USSR Coat of arms, mentioned by the reversed order of that written down in... The Coat of Arms of the Soviet Union, with the slogan emblazoned on the ribbons The political slogan Workers of the world, unite!, (German: Proletarier aller Länder, vereinigt euch!) one of the most famous rallying cries of socialism, comes from Karl Marxs and Friedrich Engelss The Communist... Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Not to be confused with capitol. ... For other uses, see Moscow (disambiguation). ... is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 346th day of the year (347th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... Constitutional order The order they were mentioned in the Constitution of the USSR; also the order in which the motto appeared in the USSR Coat of Arms. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... For other uses, see Density (disambiguation). ... Constitutional order The order they were mentioned in the Constitution of the USSR; also the order in which the motto appeared in the USSR Coat of Arms. ... ISO 4217 Code SUR User(s) Soviet Union Subunit 1/100 kopek (копейка) Symbol руб kopek (копейка) к Plural rublya (gen. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... UTC redirects here. ... A Medal can mean three things: a wearable medal awarded by a government for services to a country (such as Armed force service); strictly speaking this only refers to a medal of coin-like appearance, but informally the word also refers to an Order (decoration); a table medal awarded by... Both Bolshevist Russia and Soviet Russia are often indiscriminately used to refer to the whole Soviet Union, following its popular misidentification as Russia. Soviet Russia may also refer to: Russian SFSR Soviet Union, an erroneous reference Soviet Russia (newspaper), in the Soviet Union Soviet Russia (publisher), in the Soviet Union... Soviet Union administrative divisions, 1989 In its final decades of its existence, the Soviet Union consisted of 15 Soviet Socialist Republics (SSR), often called simply Soviet republics. ...


It was by far the largest sub-national entity in the world by area and 2nd in population then and ever, after Uttar Pradesh, India. After the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Sichuan, China became the 2nd most populous subnational entity until 1997 when it was divided up. , Uttar Pradesh (Hindi: , Urdu: , IPA:  , translation: Northern Province), [often referred to as U.P.], located in central-south Asia and northern India, is the most populous and fifth largest state in the Republic of India. ...   (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: SzÅ­4-chuan1; Postal map spelling: Szechwan and Szechuan) is a province in the central-western China with its capital at Chengdu. ...

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History

Main article: History of the Soviet Union

The RSFSR was established on November 7, 1917, and on July 10, 1918 the 1918 Constitution was accepted. It became part of the Soviet Union in 1922, an act formalised by the 1924 Soviet Constitution. In English, the term Bolshevist Russia is commonly used for the period 1917–1922. In Russian official documents of the time it was referred to as Russian Republic (Российская республика, Rossiyskaya respublika) and Soviet Republic (Советская республика, Sovetskaya respublika). The History of the Soviet Union begins with the Russian Revolution of 1917. ... is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... is the 191st day of the year (192nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... The 1924 Soviet Constitution legitimated the December 1922 union of the Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic, the Ukrainian SSR, the Belarusian SSR, and the Transcaucasian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic to form the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. ... Bolshevist Russia is a common term that refers to the Bolshevik side in the Russian Civil War, or more specifically the Russian government between the October Revolution (November 7, 1917) and the constitution of the Soviet Union (December 30, 1922). ...


The country was run by the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian SFSR, its most recent title. Its capital was Moscow, also the capital of the Soviet Union. The Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic was the de jure leader of the Russian SFSR between 1938 and 1991. ... For other uses, see Moscow (disambiguation). ...


Nikita Khrushchev transferred Crimea from the Russian SFSR to the Ukrainian SSR in 1955. Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev (Russian: , Nikita Sergeevič Chruščiov; IPA: , in English, , or , occasionally ); surname more accurately romanized as Khrushchyov[1]; April 17 [O.S. April 5] 1894[2]–September 11, 1971) was the chief director of the Soviet Union after the death of Joseph Stalin. ... Motto Процветание в единстве(Russian) Protsvetanie v edinstve(transliteration) Prosperity in unity Anthem Нивы и горы твои волшебны, Родина(Russian) Nivy i gory tvoi volshebny, Rodina(transliteration) Your fields and mounts are wonderful, Motherland Location of Crimea (red) with respect to Ukraine (light blue). ... State motto: Ukrainian: Пролетарі всіх країн, єднайтеся! Translation: Workers of the world, unite! Capital Kiev Official language Ukrainian and Russian Established In the USSR:  - Since  - Until December 25, 1917 December 30, 1922 August 24, 1991 Area  - Total  - Water (%) Ranked 3rd in the USSR 603,700 km² negligible Population  - Total   - Density Ranked 2nd in the...


Post-Soviet Russia

Main article: History of post-Soviet Russia

The RSFSR ceased to be a part of the Soviet Union on December 12, 1991, fourteen days before the Soviet Union ceased to exist. It was renamed the Russian Federation under the leadership of President Boris Yeltsin, in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) until 1993. With the dissolution of the Soviet Union in December 1991, the Russian Federation became an independent country. ... is the 346th day of the year (347th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... “Yeltsin” redirects here. ...  Member state  Associate member Headquarters Minsk, Belarus Working language Russian Type Commonwealth Membership 11 member states 1 associate member Leaders  -  Executive Secretary Sergei Lebedev Establishment December 21, 1991 Website http://cis. ...


RSFSR and later the Russian Federation have been widely accepted as the Soviet Union's successor state in diplomatic affairs and it has assumed the USSR's permanent membership and veto in the UN Security Council.


Autonomous Socialist Soviet Republics (ASSR) within the Russian SFSR

The Bashkir Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic was an Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in the former Soviet Union. ... The Buryat Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic was an Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in the former Soviet Union. ... The Dagestan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic was an Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in the former Soviet Union. ... The Yakut Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Yakut ASSR) was an autonomous republic of the Soviet Union. ... The Kabardino-Balkar ASSR was an autonomous republic of the Soviet Union. ... The Republic of Kalmykia (Russian: ; Kalmyk: Хальмг Таңһч) is a federal subject of the Russian Federation (a republic). ... Flag of the KASSR The Karelian ASSR (in Russian: Карельская АССР) was an autonomous republic of the Soviet Union. ... Capital Syktyvkar Area - total - % water Ranked 15th - 415,900 km² - negligible Population - Total - Density Ranked 54th - est. ... Mari Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Mari ASSR) was the successor of Mari Autonomous Oblast. ... The Republic of Mordovia (Russian: ; Moksha: Мордовскяй Республикась; Erzya: Мордовской Республикась) or Mordvinia is a federal subject of Russia (a republic). ... The Republic of North Ossetia-Alania (Russian: ; Ossetic: Цгат Ирыстоны Аланийы Республик) is a federal subject of Russia (a republic). ... The Udmurt Republic (Russian: ; Udmurt: Удмурт Элькун) or Udmurtia (Russian: Удму́ртия) is a federal subject of Russia (a republic). ... 1954 version of the flag The coat of arms of the republic Tatar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (TASSR) was part of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic. ... Chechen-Ingush Aautonomous Soviet Socialist Rrepublic, or Chechen-Ingush ASSR (Russian: ) was an autonomous republic within Russian SFSR. Its capital was Grozny. ... The Chuvash Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic was an Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in the former Soviet Union. ... The Tuva Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Tuva ASSR) was an autonomous republic of the Soviet Union. ...

External links

  • (Russian) Full Texts and All Laws Amending Constitutions of the Russian SFSR

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