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Krymskai︠a︡ A.S.S.R. (R.S.F.S.R.)


  • [Proclaimed an independent republic in 1918;] [entered Soviet Russia 1921;] [liquidated 1945]

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    • Krymskai︠a︡ ASSR (R.S.F.S.R.)
    • Crimean A.S.S.R. (R.S.F.S.R.)
    • Crimean ASSR (R.S.F.S.R.)
    • Crimean Republic (R.S.F.S.R.)
    • Krym ASSR (R.S.F.S.R.)
    • Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (R.S.F.S.R.)
    • Krymskai︠a︡ Avtonomnai︠a︡ Sovetskai︠a︡ Sot︠s︡ialisticheskai︠a︡ Respublika (R.S.F.S.R.)
    • Krymskai︠a︡ Respublika (R.S.F.S.R.)
    • Krymskaya Avtonomnaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika (R.S.F.S.R.)
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      • found: Telephone call to BGN, 12/3/81(approved form Krymskaya Avtonomnaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika; 45°N, 34°E; later name Krymskaya Oblastʹ)
      • found: Krymskai︠a︡ Respublika--god 1921, 1992.
      • found: Borʹba s falʹsifikat︠s︡ieĭ vina, 1928:t.p. (Krym ASSR)
      • notfound: Bolʹsh. sov. ėnt︠s︡ikl., 3rd ed.: v. 13, p. 509-511 (Krymskai︠a︡ oblastʹ in Ukraine SSR; land of ancient settlements including Greek and Roman colonists; by 13th cent it became part of the Golden Horde. In 1443 the Krymskoe khanstvo became a vassal state of the Turkish Empire. From the 15th through the 18th cent. sovereignty of Crimea was fought over by Russia and Ukraine against the Turks. By the treaty of 1783 the Crimea became part of Russia. From 1787-1802 it was divided between the Tavricheskai︠a︡ gubernii︠a︡ and Novorossiĭskai︠a︡ gubernii︠a︡. On 21 March 1918 the Republic of Tavrida [no publs. in LC data base] was established as part of the RSFSR. On 18 Oct. 1921 the Krymskai︠a︡ ASSR of the RSFSR was established. In 1954 in honor of the 300th anniversary of reunification of Ukraine with Russia the Krymskai︠a︡ oblastʹ which had been established on 30 June 1945 was transferred to the Ukrainian SSR);LC data base, 05-19-93 (hdg.: Tavricheskai︠a︡ gubernii︠a︡ (R.S.F.S.R.));Webster's new geographic dictionary, 1986: p. 97 (article under Crimean oblast: earliest inhabitants were Cimmerians (8th cent. B.C.) who were expelled by Scythians in the 7th cent. B.C. By the 6th cent. B.C. Greek traders had settled on the southern coast, and by the 5th cent. B.C. this region became the Greek kingdom of the Cimmerian Bosporus. The Crimea was invaded by Goths, Huns, and Khazars who held Crimea as part of their kingdom from the 7th cent. A.D. to the 10th cent. Greek costal towns were in the Byzantine Empire until ca. 1000; then after the Tatar invasion of the 13th cent. it belonged to the Khanate of the Golden Horde. By the 15th cent. this region had become the Khanate of Crimea; while the southeastern coastal strip was held by the Genoese. The Tatar Khanate was overthrown by the Ottoman Turks in 1475; in 1774 the Crimea was recognized as a Russian dependency, and was incorporated into Russia in 1783. The Crimean Republic was proclaimed in 1918; in 1921 it became an autonomous republic of the Russian S.F.S.R. After WWII the Crimean Republic was liquidated in 1945 and its status changed to that of an oblast. In 1954 the Crimea was reconstituted as a Ukrainian oblast)
    • General Notes

      • [Proclaimed an independent republic in 1918;] [entered Soviet Russia 1921;] [liquidated 1945]
    • Editorial Notes

      • [SUBJECT USAGE: This heading is not valid for use as a subject. Works about this place are entered under Crimea (Ukraine)]
    • Change Notes

      • 1983-09-26: new
      • 2013-09-05: revised
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