The Rise and Fall of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
A Brief Timeline on the Creation and Dissolution of a Superpower That Existed Once
The Soviet Union was a socialist country from 1922 to 1991. It emerged as the successor to Bolshevik Russia. It was one of the two world’s superpowers from 1945 until its dissolution in 1991.
Let’s see the key events that happened since the creation and dissolution of this giant union of states.