1991 in the Soviet Union

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1991
in
the Soviet Union

Decades:
See also:

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1991
in
Russia

Decades:
See also: Other events of 1991
List of years in Russia

The following lists events that happened during 1991 in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

The Soviet Union had a transitional government in 1991, during the fall of communism. Every republic in the union had growing nationalism until Christmas of 1991 when Mikhail Gorbachev, the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, abandoned the union before its dissolution. The dissolution created huge changes in politics and territorial claims. NATO scaled back its presence following the dissolution.

Incumbents

Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

September

October

November

December

See also

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