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The Caucasus region of the Soviet Union

The Transcaucasian SFSR was a Soviet republic consisting of modern Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan with its capital in Tbilisi. It lasted from 1922 to 1936.[1] The Socialist Soviet Republic of Abkhazia was also a part of the Transcaucasian SFSR, while it exiusted (1921 - 1931). After protests, Lavrenty Beria dispanded the republic in 1936. Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia again became independent republics (part of the sSoviet Union). The Abchasian SFSR had been merged into Georgia earlier.


  1. Tsutsiev, Arthur; (translated by: Nora Seligman Favorov) (2014). Atlas of the Ethno-Political History of the Caucasus. Yale University Press. p. 201. ISBN 978-0-300-15308-8 .