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union of soviet socialist republics

  • n  a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia and others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991
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  • What's Up with That?: CCCP: Think surveying, not Soviet missiles
    What are these street markers that say "CCCP" for? Construction at the intersection? They have been here for months. Speculation about "CCCP" has people wondering about underground Soviet missile silos!CCCP are the Cyrillic letters we used to see on the sides of Soviet military hardware and spaceships. They stood for Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh ...
    Jan. 1, 2014 - The Columbian

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