|National federation||Soviet Ice Hockey Federation|
|Joined IIHF||April 1, 1952|
|Left IIHF||May 6, 1992|
|Top league||Soviet Championship League|
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist country that existed in Eurasia from 1922 until 1991. In 1991, it was dissolved into 15 different countries.
For more information on hockey in the Soviet Union, please see the article on Russia.