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Latvie Soviet Socialist Republic

Latvijas Padomju Sociālistiskā Republika
Латвийская Советская Социалистическая Республика
Banner o Latvie SSR
Coat o airms o Latvie SSR
Coat o airms
Location o the Latvie SSR athin the Soviet Union.
Location o the Latvie SSR athin the Soviet Union.
Common leidsLatvian
GovrenmentSoviet Socialist Republic
Historical eraWarld War II · Cauld War
16 Juin 1940
• SSR established
21 Julie 1940
• Annexed bi USSR
5 August 1940
• Soviet re-occupation
SSR re-established
• Disestablished
4 Mey 1990
• Unthirldom recognisit
21 August 1991
198964,589 km2 (24,938 sq mi)
• 1989
Precedit bi
Succeedit bi

The Latvie Soviet Socialist Republic (Latvie: Latvijas Padomju Sociālistiskā Republika; Roushie: Латвийская Советская Социалистическая Республика, Latviyskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika), kent as the Latvie SSR an aw, wis ane o the republics that made up the Soviet Union. It wis established on 21 Julie 1940, durin Warld War II, as a puppet state[1] in the territory o the previously unthirlt Republic o Latvie efter it haed been occupeed bi the Soviet Airmy, in conformity wi the terms o 23 August 1939 Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact, on 17 Juin 1940. The Latvie SSR wis formally annexed intae the Soviet Union (USSR) on 5 August 1940, when it nominally became the fifteent constituent republic o the USSR. Its territory wis subsequently conquered bi Nazi Germany in 1941, afore bein retaken bi the Soviets in 1944–1945. The first freely electit pairlament o the Latvie SSR haed passed Sovereignty Declaration "On the Renewal o the Unthirldom o the Republic o Latvie" on 4 Mey 1990, an renamit the Latvie SSR the Republic o Latvie.[2] The full unthirldom o Republic o Latvie wis restored on 21 August 1991.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ronen, Yaël (2011). Transition from Illegal Regimes Under International Law. Cambridge University Press. p. 17. ISBN 978-0-521-19777-9. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |coauthors= (help)
  2. "Declaration of the Supreme Soviet of the Latvian SSR on May 4, 1990". Archived frae the original on 8 Apryle 2011. Retrieved 25 Februar 2013.

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