Latvia (Soviet Republic): Polity Style: 1918-1990

17 Dec 1918 declaration of Soviet republic [1]
17 Dec 1918 - 15 Jan 1919 Latvijas Padomju Republika | Latvian Soviet Republic
15 Jan 1919 - 3 Jan 1920 Latvijas Sociālistiskā Padomju Republika | Latvian Socialist Soviet Republic
3 Jan 1920 (?) polity ceased to exist with the government leaving national territory (?)
   
21 Jul 1940 Latvia is declared a Soviet Socialist Republic in accordance with a declaration passed by the Tautas Saeima 21 Jul 1940 (Valdības Vēstnesis, No. 163, 22 Jul 1940, p. 3)
21 Jul 1940 - 4 May 1990 Latvijas Padomju Sociālistiskā Republika = (to 6 Oct 1988) Latvijskaja Sovetskaja Socialističeskaja Respublika (Латвийская Советская Социалистическая Республика) | Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic
21 Jul 1940 Latvia applies for accession to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in accordance with a declaration passed by the Tautas Saeima 21 Jul 1940 (Valdības Vēstnesis, No. 163, 22 Jul 1940, p. 3)
5 Aug 1940 admitted to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in accordance with a law passed by the Supreme Council of the Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics 5 Aug 1940 (USSR Supreme Soviet, 1st Soviet, 7th session, 1940, 119-121, 187)
6 Oct 1988 Latvian is declared state language in accordance with a law passed by the Augstākā Padome 6 Oct 1988 (Latvian SSR Supreme Council Records, No. 41, 13 Oct 1988)
28 Jul 1989 declaration of state sovereignty
Last updated on: 06 Nov 2016 08:49:38