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Crimea in the Soviet Union

Last modified: 2014-03-29 by zoltán horváth
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Taurida Soviet Republic

19 March 1918 a soviet republic was proclaimed in Tauride (South Ukrania since the border of Krimea), but was ended 30 April 1918. The flags is suposed red with the cirilic initials in the canton. Can anyone confirm?. And which are the letters: TCCP?
Jaume Ollé, 01 Apr 1997


1921 Flag

1921 Krimean flag
image by Jaume Ollé, 23 Jan 1997

Territory established as Crimean ASSR within Russian SFSR on 18 october 1921.
Mark Sensen, 03 Aug 1996

1921 Krimean flag
image by Jens Pattke, 24 March 2014

Crimean ASSR flag and coat of arms was presented on the 1921 constitution of the Crimean ASSR. But at that time officially: Crimean SSR! The term "autonomous" has not been used.
Crimean SSR flag consists of a red background with an inscription in Russian (cyrillic alphabet) and Crimean Tatar languages​​ (arabic alphabet): Cr.S.S.R. (=Crimean Soviet Socialist Republic).
Source: Text and Images
Jens Pattke, 24 March 2014


1929 Flag

1929 Krimean flag
image by Jaume Ollé, 23 Jan 1997

1938 Flag

1938 Krimean flag
image by Jaume Ollé, 23 Jan 1997

No flag after 1945

Criema was transformed into Crimean Oblast on 30 june 1945 and transferred to Ukrainian SSR on 19 february 1954.
Mark Sensen, 03 Aug 1996

I believe that since 1945 Crimea was left without an official flag, as oblasteĭ (regions), unlike republics, were not entitled to flags.
António Martins, 22 Jun 2000