As you now know, there are two distinct tags, one labeled and the other . Given that the latter stands for "Union of Soviet Socialist Republics", I propose to merge them, perhaps making one a synonym of the other.

Otherwise we could as well create independent tags for "cccp", "usa" and so on...

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Note that anyone with a score of 5 or more on a tag can propose making it a synonym through the regular interface. Sadly, I'm not one of those people for . I did have enough to do it on the tag, so I've made the proposal there.

Hopefully this is an equal relationship, rather than a request to ditch that one tag in favor of . The content of the is frankly awesome, plus I think the term is better than using the acronym, so if I had my druthers I'd keep as the main.

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    It looks like @YannisRizos is the only user with 5 rep on ussr
    – T.E.D. Mod
    Jan 6, 2013 at 2:06
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    There are quite a few users with enough rep on [Soviet Union] (myself not being one of them). I (also) think [Soviet Union] should be the master.
    – Luke_0
    Jan 13, 2013 at 18:29

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