[1990 USSR Law] Concerning the Procedure of Secession of a Soviet Republic from the USSR
UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS
CONCERNING THE PROCEDURE OF SECESSION OF A SOVIET REPUBLIC FROM THE USSR
The procedure of secession of a Soviet Republic from the USSR is conducted in accordance with the Article 72 of the Constitution of the USSR under the present Law.
The decision on secession of a Soviet Republic from the USSR is made by the will of the people of that Soviet Republic by means of a referendum.