- Kalmyk Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic
Kalmyk Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (
ASSR) was an Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic within the Russian SFSRthat existed at two periods of time. Its administrative city was Elista.
First time, the Kalmyk ASSR was established when
Kalmyk Autonomous Oblast(established November 4, 1920) had its status increased on October 22, 1935. The ASSR existed until 1943 when it was abolished after it was liberated from fascistinvaders
Second time, the Kalmyk ASSR was established when newly formed Kalmyk Autonomous Oblast (re-established in January 1957) had its status increased during 1958. In 1990 the declaration of the sovereignty and transformation of Kalmykia into the Soviet Republic was accepted. The ASSR existed until
March 31, 1992, when its status was increased to a republic within the Russian Federation.
minor planet 2287 Kalmykiadiscovered in 1977 by Soviet astronomer Nikolai Stepanovich Chernykhis named after Kalmyk A.S.S.R. [cite book | last = Schmadel | first = Lutz D. | coauthors = | title = Dictionary of Minor Planet Names | pages = p. 186 | edition = 5th | year = 2003 | publisher = Springer Verlag | location = New York | url =http://books.google.com/books?q=2286+Fesenkov+NH | id = ISBN 3540002383]
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