Dates of establishment of diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union

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The USSR was established on December 30, 1922 and existed until December 26, 1991.

Europe[edit]

Country Established/
Re-established
Severed
Albania April 7–9, 1924
November 10, 1945

April 7, 1939
November 25, 1961
Austria February 25–29, 1924
October 20–24, 1945
March 13, 1938
Belgium July 12, 1935
August 7, 1941
July 15, 1940
Bulgaria July 11–23, 1934
August 14–16, 1945
September 5, 1944
Czechoslovakia June 9, 1934
July 18, 1941
March 16, 1939
Denmark June 18, 1924
May 10–16, 1945
June 22, 1941
Estonia February 20, 1920
October 9, 1991
August 6, 1940
Finland July 23, 1923
March 12, 1940
August 6, 1945
November 29, 1939
June 22, 1941
France October 28, 1924
October 23, 1944
June 30, 1941
GDR October 16, 1949 -
Germany July 23, 1923 June 22, 1941
Greece March 8, 1924
July 30, 1941
June 3, 1941
Hungary February 4, 1934
September 25, 1945
June 23, 1941
Iceland June 22–24, 1926 -
Ireland September 29, 1973 -
Italy February 7–11, 1924
October 25, 1944
June 22, 1941
Latvia August 11, 1920 -
Lithuania July 12, 1920 -
Luxembourg August 26, 1935
October 13, 1942
July 15, 1940
Malta September 20-October 31, 1964 -
Netherlands July 10, 1942 -
Norway February 15-March 10, 1924
August 5, 1941
July 15, 1940
Poland July 23, 1923
July 30, 1941
January 2–5, 1945
September 17, 1939
April 25, 1943
Portugal June 9, 1974 -
Romania June 9, 1934
August 6, 1945
June 22, 1941
Spain July 28, 1933
February 9, 1977
March, 1939
Sweden March 15–18, 1924 -
Switzerland March 18, 1946 -
United Kingdom February 2–8, 1924
October 3, 1929
May 26, 1927
Vatican 1990 -
West Germany September 13–24, 1955 -
Yugoslavia June 24, 1940
July 20, 1941
May 8, 1941

Asia[edit]

Country Established/
Re-established
Severed
Afghanistan July 23, 1923 -
Bangladesh January 25, 1972 -
Burma February 18, 1948 -
Cambodia April 23-May 13, 1956
1979
November, 1973
China May 31, 1924
December 12, 1932
October 1–2, 1949 (with PRC)
July 17, 1929
October 2, 1949 (with ROC)
Cyprus August 16–18, 1960 -
India April 2–7, 1947 -
Indonesia January 26-February 3, 1950 -
Iran July 23, 1923 -
Iraq May 16, 1941
July 18–19, 1958
January 3–8, 1955
Israel May 15–18, 1948
July 6–15, 1953
1991
February 11, 1953
June 9, 1967
Japan February 25, 1925
October 19, 1956
August 9, 1945
Jordan August 20, 1963 -
North Korea October 8–12, 1948 -
South Korea September 1990[1] -
Kuwait March 11, 1963 -
Laos October 7, 1960 -
Lebanon July 31-August 3, 1944 -
Malaysia April 3, 1967 -
Maldives September 21, 1966 -
Mongolia July 23, 1923 -
Nepal June 5-July 9, 1956 -
Oman February 5, 1986 -
Pakistan April 24-May 1, 1948 -
Philippines June 2, 1976 -
Qatar 1988 -
Saudi Arabia February 16–19, 1926 1938[2]
Singapore June 1, 1968 -
Sri Lanka December 3–6, 1956 -
Syria July 21–29, 1944 -
Thailand March 12, 1941 -
Turkey July 23, 1923 -
United Arab Emirates December 8–23, 1971 -
Vietnam January 30, 1950 -
Yemen AR October 31, 1955 -
PDR Yemen December 1–3, 1967 -

Americas[edit]

Country Established/
Re-established
Severed
Antigua and Barbuda January 5, 1990 -
Argentina June 5, 1946 -
Belize June 25, 1991 -
Bolivia April 18, 1945 -
Brazil April 2, 1945
November 23, 1961
October 20, 1947
Canada June 12, 1942 -
Chile December 11, 1944
November 24, 1964
1990
October 27, 1947
September 22, 1973
Colombia June 25, 1935
January 19, 1968
May 3, 1948
Costa Rica 1971[3] -
Cuba October 5–14, 1942
May 8, 1960
April 3, 1952
Dominican Republic March 8, 1945 -
Ecuador 1969[4] -
Grenada September 7, 1979 November 4, 1983
Guyana December 17, 1970 -
Honduras September 30, 1990 -
Jamaica March 12, 1975 -
Mexico August 4, 1924
November 10–12, 1942
January 26, 1930
Nicaragua October 18, 1979
(treaty:December 10–12, 1944)
-
Panama March 29, 1991 -
Peru February 1, 1969 -
Suriname November 25, 1975 -
Trinidad and Tobago June 6, 1974 -
United States November 16, 1933 -
Uruguay August 21–22, 1926
January 27, 1943
December 27, 1935
Venezuela March 14, 1945
April 16, 1970
June 13, 1952

Africa[edit]

Country Established/
Re-established
Severed
Algeria March 19–23, 1962 -
Angola November 12, 1975 -
Benin June 4, 1962 -
Botswana 6 March 1970[5] -
Burkina Faso February 18, 1967 -
Burundi October 1, 1962 -
Cape Verde September 25, 1975 -
Cameroon February 18–22, 1964 -
Central African Republic February 17, 1972
1988
January 22–23, 1980
Chad November 24, 1964 -
Comoros January 6, 1976 -
Congo March 16, 1964 -
Côte d'Ivoire January 23, 1967
August 21, 1986
May 30, 1969
Djibouti April 3, 1978 -
Egypt August 26, 1943 1980 (note: Relations were restored at an unknown date under Hosni Mubarak)[6]
Equatorial Guinea December 12, 1968 1980
Ethiopia April 21, 1943 -
Gabon October 15, 1973 -
Gambia July 17, 1965 -
Ghana September 3-October 2, 1957 -
Guinea October 3–4, 1958 -
Guinea-Bissau September 30-October 6, 1973 -
Kenya December 14, 1963 -
Lesotho February 1, 1980 -
Liberia January 11, 1956 -
Libya August 31-September 4, 1955 -
Madagascar September 29, 1972 -
Mali October 8–14, 1960 -
Mauritania July 12, 1964 -
Mauritius March 17, 1968 -
Morocco August 29-September 4, 1958 -
Mozambique June 25, 1975 -
Namibia 1990 -
Niger February 17, 1972 -
Nigeria October 1, 1960-January 12, 1961 -
Rwanda October 17, 1963 -
São Tomé and Príncipe August 9, 1975 -
Senegal June 14, 1962 -
Seychelles June 30, 1976 -
Sierra Leone April 26, 1961-January 18, 1962 -
Somalia July 1-September 11, 1960
1986 [2]
1976
South Africa 1942 1956
Sudan January 3–7, 1956 -
Tanzania December 10–11, 1961 -
Togo May 1, 1960 -
Tunisia June 11-July 11, 1956 -
Uganda October 11–12, 1962
November 17, 1975
November 11, 1975
Zaire June 29-July 7, 1960
July 6, 1961
November 30, 1967
September 14–18, 1960
November 21–23, 1963
Zambia October 29–30, 1964 -
Zimbabwe February 18, 1981 -

Oceania[edit]

Country Established/
Re-established
Severed
Australia October 10, 1942
March 16, 1959
April 23, 1954
Fiji January 30, 1974 -
Nauru December 30, 1987 -
New Zealand April 13, 1944 -
Papua New Guinea May 19, 1976 -
Tonga October 14, 1970 -
Vanuatu September 3, 1986 -
Western Samoa July 2, 1976 -

References and external links[edit]

  1. ^ Andrea Matles Savada (editor) North Korea: A Country Study, "China and the Soviet Union Library of Congress Country Studies, 1993
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Somoza, Anastasio and Jack Cox. Nicaragua Betrayed. Page 301.
  4. ^ Ecuador: A Country Study, "Other Nations and International Organizations", United States Library of Congress. Accessed on October 31, 2009.
  5. ^ Характеристика политической ситуации в Ботсване (in Russian). School of International Business, Omsk State University. Retrieved 2009-05-19. 
  6. ^ Chapin Met, Helen (ed) Egypt: The Development of Foreign Policy, Library of Congress Country Studies, 1990