The Soviet Union (Russian: Советский Союз, tr. Sovietsky Soyuz), officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR or U.S.S.R.; Russian: Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, tr. Soyuz Sovietskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik) Is, as of the FMP universe, a still existing socialist political entity.
The Red Revolution (Revolution of October 1917) caused the downfall of the Russian Empire Following the Russian Revolution, there was a struggle between the Bolshevik party, led by Vladimir Lenin, and the anti-communist White movement. In December 1922, the Bolsheviks won the civil war, and the Soviet Union was formed with the merger of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, the Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic, the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic and the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic.
Following World War II, the USSR and its Communist allies would engage in the Cold War with the United States and its Western Allies In the Full Metal Panic universe, the history of the Soviet Union is the same till the point of the 1980s and 1990s, Mikhail Gorbechov's Glasnost and Perestroika reforms are put to a complete halt when he is assassinated and preventing the dissilusion of the Soviet Union in 1991 from there The Soviet Union, successful in fielding the Rk-91 Savage, would succeed in winning the Second Afghan War and not suffer the trauma as in the real world. While the USSR and US are still engaged in a Cold War with one another, They seem to agree on specific topics toward a move for peace, an example of this is both Governments supporting the reunion of Northern and Southern China, as explained by Melissa Mao while the Urzu Team is in Nanjing (TSR EP: 03)