Flag of the Lithuanian-Byelorussian SSR

The flag of the former Lithuanian–Belorussian Soviet Socialist Republic

Lithuanian–Belorussian Soviet Socialist Republic or Litbel (AKA- Lit-Bel, LBSSR; Lithuanian: Lietuvos–Baltarusijos Tarybinė Socialistinė Respublika; Belarusian: Літоўска–Беларуская Савецкая Сацыялістычная Рэспубліка; Russian: Литовско–Белорусская ССР; Polish: Litewsko–Białoruska Republika Rad) was a short lived Soviet socialist republic, that existed within the territories of modern Belarus and eastern Lithuania for approximately seven months during 1919.

It was created by the merger of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Belarus (SSRB), The Belarusian People's Republic (BNR) and Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic (LSSR), to form the state commonly referred to as 'Litbel'. The communist parties were also merged into the Communist Party (Bolsheviks) of Lithuania and Byelorussia.

It lacked any popular support in Lithuania and was not much liked in parts of Byelorussia.

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