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25 biggest cities of the Soviet Union

Name the 25 biggest cities the Soviet Union and the soviet republics they were located in.
As of 1989 according to Wikipedia
English and German spelling is accepted
Last updated: September 22, 2018
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Rank
Population in 1989
City
Soviet republic
1
8,967,332
Moscow
Russian SFSR
2
5,023,500
Leningrad
Russian SFSR
3
2,587,945
Kiev
Ukrainian SSR
4
2,079,000
Tashkent
Uzbek SSR
5
1,607,000
Minsk
Byelorussian SSR
6
1,593,970
Kharkov
Ukrainian SSR
7
1,438,133
Gorky
Russian SFSR
8
1,436,516
Novosibirsk
Russian SFSR
9
1,364,621
Sverdlovsk
Russian SFSR
10
1,259,692
Tbilisi
Georgian SSR
11
1,254,460
Kuybyshev
Russian SFSR
12
1,178,000
Dnipropetrovsk
Ukrainian SSR
13
1,150,055
Baku
Azerbaijan SSR
14
1,148,418
Omsk
Russian SFSR
15
1,141,777
Chelyabinsk
Russian SFSR
16
1,115,371
Odessa
Ukrainian SSR
17
1,109,100
Donetsk
Ukrainian SSR
18
1,100,372
Yerevan
Armenian SSR
19
1,094,378
Kazan
Russian SFSR
20
1,090,944
Perm
Russian SFSR
21
1,082,052
Ufa
Russian SFSR
22
1,071,900
Alma-Ata
Kazakh SSR
23
1,022,578
Volgograd
Russian SFSR
24
1,019,305
Rostov-on-Don
Russian SFSR
25
915,106
Riga
Latvian SSR
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level 55
Sep 19, 2015
Wasn't Yerevan in Armenian SSR?
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level 69
Sep 19, 2015
Yes, that's right. This will be changed
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level 49
Sep 19, 2015
Byelorussian SSR almost tricked me.
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level 69
Sep 29, 2015
Yes, that's a hard one. However, BSSR would have worked, too. Same with all the other abbreviation
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level 34
Apr 29, 2018
How about Belorussian?
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level 65
Aug 17, 2016
Cool idea.
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level 69
Sep 6, 2016
Thanks :)
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level 69
May 8, 2018
Accept Stalingrad for Volgograd?
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level 69
Sep 23, 2018
The cities' current names and names in 1989 are accepted. Volgograd was named Stalingrad between 1925 and 1961 and it was named Zarizyn before that.
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level 45
Aug 11, 2018
Interesting changes: Leningrad - St Petersburg, Kuybyshev - Samara, Gorky - Nizhny Novogrod, Sverdlovsk - Yekaterinburg and Alma Ata - Almaty.