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Soviet Union
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg.png
Continent Europe
Existed until 1990
National teams Men's
Junior
National federation Soviet Ice Hockey Federation
Joined IIHF April 1, 1952
Left IIHF May 6, 1992
Top league Soviet Championship League
Duration 1946-1992


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.


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