Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

  • Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик
    Soyúz Sovétskikh Sotsialistícheskikh Respúblik
1922–1991
Anthem: 
The Soviet Union during the Cold War
The Soviet Union during the Cold War
Capital
and largest city
Moscow
55°45′N 37°37′E / 55.750°N 37.617°E / 55.750; 37.617
Official languagesRussian[1][1]
Recognised regional languages
Minority languages
Ethnic groups
(1989)
Religion
Secular state (de jure)[2][3]
State atheism (de facto)
Demonym(s)Soviet
Government
Leader