Buryat Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic


Buryat Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic

The Buryat Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic was an Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in the former Soviet Union.

In 1923, the republic was created with the name "Buryat-Mongol Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic". In 1958, the name "Mongol" was removed from the name of the republic. The Buryat ASSR declared its sovereignty in 1990 and adopted the name Republic of Buryatia in 1992. However, it remained an autonomous republic within the Russian Federation.

See also

* Buryatia


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:


We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.