The Russian Democratic Republic (Российская демократическая республика), also called the Russian Republic (Российская республика, not to be confused with the 1917 Russian Republic), was the government of Russia established after the Russian Civil War ended in 1921. Formed from the Provisional All-Russian Government (Временное Всероссийское правительство), the governing body of the White movement, the Republic became the country's government until 1990, and had seen a multitude of wars. The state existed until 1990, when a constitutional reorganization reformed the Democratic Republic into the Russian Federation.
Interwar years (1922—1939)
World War II (1939—1944)
Cold War (1948—1990)
Government and politics
The Republic controlled much of the Russian Empire's former territory, understandably, and was the largest of the nations that emerged from the collapse of the Empire. The country was divided into federal districts, which there were seven of. Each one was further divided into , oblasts, or krais. There were also three special status cities, Moscow, Tsaritsyn and Petrograd. Each district was controlled by a regional Duma, while each smaller subdivision (oblast or krai) was led by a governor. The regions of the country were very diverse, spanning from the coast of the Pacific to the borders of Europe.