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The Soviet Union wis dissolved on December 26, 1991. It wis a result o the declaration nummer 142-Н o the Soviet bi the "Republics o the Supreme Soviet o the Soviet Union".[1] The declaration acknowledged the unthirldom o the umwhile Soviet republics an creatit the Commonweel o Independent States (CIS), awtho five o the signatories ratified it much later or did nae dae it at aw.

Dissolution o the Soviet Union
Tanks in Reid Square during 1991 Soviet coup d'état attempt
Date December 26, 1991; 27 years ago (1991-12-26)[1]
Location Soviet Union
Dissolution o the Soviet Union intae independent republics


  1. 1.0 1.1 (in Roushie) Declaration № 142-Н o the Soviet o the Republics o the Supreme Soviet o the Soviet Union, formally establishing the dissolution o the Soviet Union as a state an subject o internaitional law.