Supreme Court of the Soviet Union

The Supreme Court of the Soviet Union (Russian: Верховный Суд СССР) was the highest court of the Soviet Union during its existence. The Supreme Court of the USSR included a Military Collegium and other elements which were not typical of supreme courts found in other countries, then or now.[1] The first chairman of the Supreme Court was Nikolai Krylenko.

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  1. ^ ""On the abolition of the Supreme Court of the USSR, the Supreme Arbitration Court of the USSR and the Prosecutor's Office of the USSR"".