The fall of the Soviet Union

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  • The fall of the Soviet Union
    • The collapse of the Soviet Union brought the Cold War to an end and resulted in Russia being divided up into different states
    • The significance of the fall of the Soviet Union
      • The Soviet Union became the Commonwealth of Independent States in Jan 1992
      • Many Soviet states broke away from the USSR and became independent states
      • The Cold War came to an end and there was no ideological conflict between the East and the West
        • The meeting of Bush and Gorbachev in 1989 had already declared an end to the Cold War, this payed the way for the collapse of the Warsaw Pact, which was formally dissolved in July 1991


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