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Lithuanian SSR

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Lietuvos Tarybų
Socialistinė Respublika
(In Detail)
State motto: Visų šalių proletarai, vienykitės (Workers of all countries, unite)
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Official language Constitutionally, all languages were equal. However, Russian was considered the language of international communication, thus putting Lithuanian at a disadvantage.
Capital Vilnius
Chairman of the Supreme Council Vytautas Landsbergis (at the time of regaining independence)
Established
In the USSR:
 - Since
 - Until
July 21 1940

August 3 1940
March 11 1990
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 11th in the USSR
65,200 km≤
--
Population
 - Total (1989)
 - Density
Ranked 11th in the USSR
3,689,779
56,6/km≤
Currency Ruble (rublis)
Time zone UTC + 3
Anthem Anthem of Lithuanian SSR

The Lithuanian SSR (Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic) was the official name given to Lithuania when it was annexed by the Soviet Union 1940 - 1941 and 19441990 (1991). During the German occupation of Lithuania in 19411944, the leaders of the Lithuanian SSR resided in Russia, being recognized by Soviet officials as such.

The Lithuanian SSR ceased to exist after Lithuania declared the restitution of its independence on March 11, 1990. Some officials of the Soviet Union treated Lithuania as the Lithuanian SSR until 1991.


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