End of the cold war

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What was the period of reform in Czechoslovakia in 1968 called?
Prague Spring
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Who was the leader of Russia in 1968?
Brezhnev
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Who replaced Novotny as Czech leader in January 1968?
Alexandr Dubcek
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What did the new Czech government announce in its Action Plan of April 1968?
A new model of socialism.
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What was the Brezhnev Doctrine announced at Bratislava, 3 August 1968?
would not allow any Eastern European country to reject communism, even if it meant a world war.
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When did the Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia?
20th August 1968.
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How many Warsaw Pact soldiers invaded Czechoslovakia?
500,000
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How many anti-communists were arrested?
47
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How did Jan Palach protest the invasion of Czechoslovakia?
by burning himself to death.
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What was the name of the Treaty that agreed not to give any other countries nuclear technology?
Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
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Why was China allowed to join the United Nations in 1971?
the US dropped its veto.
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What do the letters SALT mean (in the SALT1 Treaty of 1972)?
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
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What did the SALT1 Treaty agree?
to limit the number of anti-ballistic weapons.
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Why was the Non-Proliferation Treaty of 1968 limited in its effects?
It did not stop other countries developing nuclear weapons.
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What country did America support in the Arab-Israeli War of 1973?
Israel
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What did the Helsinki Agreement give to Russia?
recognised Soviet control over Eastern Europe.
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What do the letters CND stand for?
Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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Which of these landmarks of détente happened in 1975?
Russian and American spacecraft docked in space.
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What country did Russia invade in 1979?
Afghanistan
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Who called the Soviet Union the "evil empire"?
Ronald Reagan
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What won the arms race for the USA?
"Star Wars" defence system
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Why did it win the arms race?
Gorbachev realised the USSR could not afford the arms race.
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What do the letters START stand for?
Strategic Arms Reduction Talks
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What is the literal meaning of perestroika?
restructuring
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What is the literal meaning of glasnost?
freedom
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What was the name of the trade union that won the free elections in Poland in 1989?
Solidarity
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What problem rocked the USSR in 1986?
Chernobyl
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When did the Berlin Wall come down?
November 1989
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Who was the leader of Russia in 1968?

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Brezhnev

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Who replaced Novotny as Czech leader in January 1968?

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What did the new Czech government announce in its Action Plan of April 1968?

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What was the Brezhnev Doctrine announced at Bratislava, 3 August 1968?

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