Reasons for economic downfall in the USSR

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  • Reasons for the fall of the USSR.
    • Gorbachev as an individual
      • Naivety of level of corruption within system.
      • Lack of vision
      • Foreign policy
        • Ending Brezhnev Doctrine
    • Economic weaknesses.
      • Perestroika
      • Co-operatives legalised in 1988.
      • First McDonalds in 1990.
    • Nationalism
      • Insecurity of leaders
        • Threatened corrupt lifestyle.
      • Cultural and language differences.
        • Own identity
      • Environmental
      • Yeltsin encouraged it.
      • Nagorno Karabakh
        • Violence in 1988.
    • Political reform
      • Factions
      • Abolition of article 6
      • March 1988, Conservatives attempt to regain control.
        • Glastnost
    • Yeltsin as an individual
      • August coup 1991
      • Market reform
      • Took advantage of Gorbachev's weakness.

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