CCCP

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See also: СССР (Cyrillic alphabet)

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Etymology[edit]

From Russian СССР (SSSR), abbreviation of Союз Советских Социалистических Республик (Sojúz Sovétskix Socialistíčeskix Respúblik, The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics).

Pronunciation[edit]

Initialism[edit]

CCCP

  1. USSR; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

Usage notes[edit]

The Russian letters are not pronounced the same as the English letters of the same shape; the closest approach in English to the Russian pronunciation is SSSR.

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