Place:Turkmen SSR, Soviet Union


NameTurkmen SSR
Located inSoviet Union

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The Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic (Türkmenistan Sowet Sotsialistik Respublikasy; , Turkmenskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika), also known as the Turkmen SSR, was one of republics of the Soviet Union in Central Asia. Initially, on 7 August 1921, it was established as the Turkmen Oblast of the Turkestan ASSR before being made, on 13 May 1925, a separate republic of the USSR as the Turkmen SSR. In 1991, it became independent and was renamed Turkmenistan.

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