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  • Soviet invasion of Hungary, 1956
    • Death of Stalin (1953) gives hope of relaxation of Soviet control
    • Rakosi, hardline communist leader, overthrown in Hungary, 1956
    • Soviet tanks sent in after further rioting in Budapest (October 1956). Nagy made prime minister
    • Nagy announces Hungary will withdraw from Warsaw Pact
    • Soviet army attacks Budapest, November 1956. In two weeks of fighting, over 25,000 Hungarians die
    • Soviet control restored. Nagy executed


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