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Collapse of the Soviet Union was a process of systematic disintegration, which occurred in its economy, social structure and political structure. It resulted in the destruction of the Soviet Federal Government ("the Union centre") and independence of the USSR's republics on December 25, 1991.
Is a former Soviet statesman, having served as General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1985 until 1991, and as the last head of state of the USSR, having served from 1988 until its dissolution in 1991.
German reunification was the process in 1990 in which the German Democratic Republic joined the Federal Republic of Germany, and when Berlin reunited into a single city,
After allowing for loopholes throughout the summer, Hungary effectively disabled its physical border defenses with Austria on 19 August 1989 and, in September, more than 13,000 East German tourists escaped through Hungary to Austria.
In the final years of the Soviet Union attempts were made by the Politburo under the leadership of Mikhail Gorbachev to reform the political system.
The Romanian Revolution of 1989 refers to a series of riots and clashes in December of 1989. The conclusion of this episode in the history of Romania was the end of the Communist regime of Nicolae Ceausescu.
The SDI engine is a design of naturally-aspirated (NA) direct injection diesel engine developed and produced by Volkswagen Group for use in cars and vans, along with marine engine.
The United States presidential election of 1980 featured a contest between incumbent Democrat Jimmy Carter and his Republican opponent, Ronald Reagan, as well as Republican Congressman John B. Anderson, who ran as an independent. Reagan, aided by the Iran hostage crisis and a worsening economy at home, won the election in a landslide.
The Soviet War in Afghanistan was a nine-year conflict involving the Soviet Union, supporting the Marxist-Leninist puppet government of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan against the indigenous Afghan Mujahideen and foreign "Arab–Afghan" volunteers.
The Moscow-Washington hotline is a system that allows direct communication between the leaders of the United States and Russia. It was originally designed by Harris Corporation for communication between the United States and the Soviet Union. Also known as the "red telephone".
The Cuban Missile Crisis (known as The October Crisis in Cuba. Was a confrontation among the Soviet Union, Cuba and the United States during the Cold War.
a wall constructed that seperated East and West Berlin.
this occured during the cold war during the Presidency of Dwite D. Eisenhower and during the leadership the Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, when a United States U-2 Spy plane was shot down over Soviet Union air space. The United States Government at first denied the planes mission
the Cuban Revolution was an armed Revolution that led to the overthrow of the President Fulgencio Batista of Cuba
was the first earth orbiting artificial satilite. it was launched into a elliptical low earth orbit by the Soviet Union
The Vietnam War was a Cold War era military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955[A 1] to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
The Korean War was a millitary conflict between the republic of Korea, Supported by the United Nations and North Korea
North Atlantic Treaty organization is a intergovernmental millitary alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty.
The Soviet project to develop and atomic bomb began during world war 2 in the Soviet Union. the program started after Stalin learned of the American efforts to develop and Atomic Bomb
Was one of the first major international crisis of the cold war and the first resulting in casualties. Soviet gaurds halted all passenger trains and traffic on the autobahn to Berlin.
European recovery plan (ERP)was the primary program for the united states for rebuilding and creating a stronger economic foundation for the countries in europe.
The Truman Doctrine was a policy set forth by the US president Harry S. Truman, stating that the US would support Greese and Turkey with economic and millitary aid to prevent their falling into the Soviet sphere
The US, Germany and the Uk met at Cecilienhof for a conference.
is a practice of making accusahtions of disloyalty, subversion, or treason without proper regaurd for evidance.