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Central Statistical Directorate (TsSU) of the USSR

Центральное Статистическое Управление (ЦСУ) СССР

The Central Statistical Directorate (TsSU) was formed in 1918. TsSU was the main statistical organization of the Soviet Union until around 1981 when Goskomstat, the State Committee for Statistics, replaced it. Concurrent with the dissolution of the USSR in 1991, Goskomstat was subsequently replaced by Statkom of the Commonwealth of Independent States.


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