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Crimea in the Soviet Union

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Taurida Soviet Republic

19 March 1918 a soviet republic was proclaimed in Tauride (South Ukraine since the border of Crimea), but was ended 30 April 1918. The flags is supposed red with the Cyrillic initials in the canton. Can anyone confirm? And which are the letters: TCCP?
Jaume Ollé, 01 April 1997


1921 Flag

1921 Krimean flag image by Jaume Ollé, 23 January 1997

Territory established as Crimean ASSR within Russian SFSR on 18 october 1921.
Mark Sensen, 03 August 1996

1921 Krimean flag image by Jens Pattke, 24 March 2014

Crimean ASSR flag and coat of arms was presented on the 1921 constitution of the Crimean ASSR. But at that time officially: Crimean SSR! The term "autonomous" has not been used.
Crimean SSR flag consists of a red background with an inscription in Russian (cyrillic alphabet) and Crimean Tatar languages​​ (arabic alphabet): Cr.S.S.R. (=Crimean Soviet Socialist Republic).
Source: Text and Images
Jens Pattke, 24 March 2014


1929 Flag

1929 Krimean flag image by Valeriy Koba, 14 January 2021

Crimean ASSR flag and coat of arms was presented on the 1929 constitution of the Crimean ASSR. Crimean SSR flag consists of a red background with an inscription in Russian (Cyrillic alphabet) Крымская АССР and Crimean Tatar languages (Latin alphabet): CRЬM A.S.S.R. (=Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic).
http://www.sevkrimrus.narod.ru/ZAKON/1929.htm
Valeriy Koba, 14 January 2021


1938 Flag

1938 Krimean flag image by Jaume Ollé, 23 January 1997

The national flag of the Crimean Autonomous Socialist Soviet Republic consists of a red (scarlet) rectangular cloth with a length to width ratio of two to one. In the upper left corner of the flag near the flagpole are placed the golden letters of the RSFSR and the Crimean ASSR in Russian and Tatar languages.]
Valeriy Koba
, 14 January 2021


No flag after 1945

Crimea was transformed into Crimean Oblast on 30 June 1945 and transferred to Ukrainian SSR on 19 February 1954.
Mark Sensen, 03 August 1996

I believe that since 1945 Crimea was left without an official flag, as oblasteĭ (regions), unlike republics, were not entitled to flags.
António Martins, 22 June 2000