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Soviet Union

By:  |  June 10, 2020  |    53 Words

Officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.), this was a group of communist countries ruled from Moscow. It was created after the 1917 communist revolution in Russia, which put soviets (workers councils) in place. The U.S.S.R. became a global superpower after World War II, but collapsed in 1991.

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