Once the preeminent republic of the union of soviet socialist republics uss. Soviet union former northern eurasian empire 1917221991 stretching from the baltic and black seas to the pacific ocean.
It is a direct copy of the sovietrussian 7. See also a timeline of britain tm copyright c 2011 piero scaruffi all rights reserved.
The following is a general overview of the history of russia during the period of soviet domination.
Soviet military maps are a great resource for backpacking trips to mountain ranges outside of europe and the usa for which maps are otherwise hard to find. Before it broke up in 1991 the ussr was by far the largest country in the world.