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on May 26, 2010
Last updated: 06/01/10 at 03:34 PM
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Breznev signs the first arms-control treaty.
Breznev signs a treaty to ban biological weapons but secretely continues producing them.
"Mars 3" makes the first (successful) landing of an Earth's spacecraft on Mars.
"Venera 7" makes the first landing of an Earth's spacecraft on another planet. (Venus)
Soviet and Chinese troops clash in Asia.
Soviet troops crush the democratic movement in Czechoslovakia.
The Soviet Union funds and arms North Vietnam against the USA.
Krushev and Kennedy risk a nuclear war over Cuba.
Yuri Gagarin becomes the first astronaut.
The Soviet Union builds a wall between East and West Berlin.
Yugoslavia leaves the Soviet camp and leads the non-aligned movement.
The first World Conference of Communist Parties votes to hang Hungarian communist Imre Nagy. (all vote in favor except the Polish leader Vladislav Gomulka)
The Soviet Union launches the first artificial satellite, the Sputnik.
The Soviet Union launches its first intercontinental ballistic missile.
Soviet troops crush democratic movement in Hungary killing 2,800 people.
The Soviet Union forms the Warsaw Pact to counterbalance NATO with Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, Rumania.
The Soviet Union builds the world's first tokamak nuclear reactor in Moscow.
The Soviet Union moves Crimea from Russia to Ukraine.
The "Doctors' Plot" (to assassinate the Soviet leaders) heralds a new wave of anti-semitic persecution.
Stalin dies and an amnesty releases 1.2 million prisoners.
The official propaganda reveals the Jewish conspiracy against the Soviet Union.
The leaders of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee are tried and 13 are executed after a secret trial.
Communist in North Korea (with approval from Stalin) attacks capitalist South Korea, but the invasion fails after USA intervention.
The communists led by Fidel Castro win the civil war in Cuba.
The Soviet Union defeats the OUN in Ukraine.