Cherkess Autonomous Oblast

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The Cherkess Autonomous Oblast (Russian: Черкесская автономная область Čerkesskaja avtonomnaja oblast’;[1] Kabardian: Черкес автономнэ область Čérkés avtonomne oblast’) or Cherkessia (Russian: Черкесия Čerkesija;[1] Kabardian: Шэрджэс Šerdžes or Черкес хэку Čérkés xekw[1]) was an autonomous oblast of the Russian SFSR, Soviet Union, created on 26 April 1926[1] by the split of the Karachay-Cherkess Autonomous Oblast. It was called the Cherkess National Okrug (Russian: Черкесский национальный округ Čerkesskij nacional’nyj okrug) until 30 April 1928.[1] It was dissolved in 1957 by the creation of the new Karachay-Cherkess Autonomous Oblast.[2]

Territorial changes of the Cherkess Autonomous Oblast

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