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US presidents USSR leaders
Roosevelt-1933- 1945 Stalin-1922-1953
Kennedy- 1961-1963 Kruschev- 1953-64
Nixon-1969-1974 Brezhnev-1964-1982
Carter-1977- 1981 Gorbachev-1990-1991
Reagan-1981-1981
·Chinese leader ­Mao- 1943-1976…read more

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Detente?
People thought that the Détente was a thaw
in relations between the East and the West,
whereas it was really an extension of
Khrushchev's peace policy of co-existence.…read more

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Reasons for Detente
Includes:
Cuban missile crisis
Economic difficulties
Weapons
oil…read more

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Cuban missile crisis
Both sides had been damaged, and realised
that the relation was dangerously bad
between them.
So talks began in the early 1960's but there
was still fears and tension…read more

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Czechoslovakia
This seemed to doom all hope of a better
relation
USA and the Soviets began to accept each
other's area of influence around the world…read more

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