OVERVIEW GRAPHS - POPULATION


YearRussian FederationUSSRRussiaLatviaUkraine
1871334
1881369
18911172
1901756
19111070
1921943
1933130876
19471291107
1954338856934673
1961409156024529
1971424248444054
1976420744403665
1981605939043557
1986571634533399
1991298929162933
1996558825425344
2001584521125728
2006565618255677
2011603515205863

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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