10 Countries That No Longer Exist

Take a look back at the downfall of 10 nations and the build-up to their eventual demise.

Countries have come and gone over the centuries for numerous reasons, even as a result of good intentions going bad.

Take a look back at the downfall of 10 nations and the build-up to their eventual demise.

1. U.S.S.R

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