|Reich Commissariat of the Urals|
of Nazi Germany
Reichskommissariat Ural in 1945.
|•||Surrender of the Soviet Union||7 January 1942|
|•||Siberian Republic established||5 March 1952|
Reichskommissariat Ural (abbreviated as RKU; Russian: Рейхскомиссариат Урал), was the German civilian occupation regime in the West Siberian Plain following the defeat of the Soviet Union in 1942. It was also known initially as the Reichskommissariat Sibirien (Reich Commissariat of Siberia). The Siberian National Republic was formed from this in 1952.