OVERVIEW GRAPHS - POPULATION


YearLatviaRussiaRussian FederationUkraineUSSR
1871334
1881369
18911172
1901756
19111070
1921943
1933761308
19471071291
1954569346733388
1961560245294091
1971484440544242
1976444036654207
1981390435576059
1986345333995716
1991291629892933
1996254255885344
2001211258455728
2006182556565677
2011152060355863

Notes

• In 1918 Russia was renamed the Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic (RSFSR).

• In 1921 the Ukraine was divided between Poland and the RSFSR.

• In 1922, the RSFSR and the majority of Ukraine became part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

• Latvia was annexed by the Soviet Union in 1940.

• After World War II eastern and western Ukraine were reunited by the Soviets. In 1954 Crimea was added to the republic.

• The Soviet Union broke up in the early 1990s, which led to the emergence of the Russian Federation in 1991.

• Latvia and Ukraine gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, despite being represented independently by the ABS from the mid 20th century.


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