gdr ; collapse ; eco problems ; gorby refusal to support ; perestroika + glasnost

cold war financially drained ussr so regarded what an ecnomic burden?
financially supporting ebloc
1 of 25
by late '80s clear adv of military presence in ebloc outweighed by?
cost
2 of 25
realisation led to gorby announcing abandoning of?
brezhnev doctrine
3 of 25
SED could no longer count on USSR support in case of?
domestic unrest
4 of 25
SED also became concerned @ sudden development sin relation to?
FRG - USSR
5 of 25
kohl formally visited moscow in?
'88
6 of 25
and gorby FRG in?
'89
7 of 25
in essence GDR created why?
direct result cold war hostility
8 of 25
why more reliant on USSR than other regimes?
artificial country
9 of 25
there4 undertaking fundamental political restructure of GDR system gov would mean?
departing from commie ideological principles
10 of 25
these changes would take away any justification ofr?
GDR / FRG divide
11 of 25
on other had failure to refomr risked rise of?
significant dominant SED opposition
12 of 25
initially SED tried to use propaganda saying what
GDR ecnomic superiority to ebloc amde reform unneccessary
13 of 25
and GDR constitution allowed?
other poplitical parties
14 of 25
then developed to anti-soviet propaganda saying?
bare homelessness and food shortages in USSR
15 of 25
GDR had to censor own people from any access to soviet media that did what?
opely supported gorby's reforms / criticised honecker
16 of 25
when did they ban soviet magazine sputnik?
nov '88
17 of 25
and in film festival how many soviet films portraying gorby's reforms positively banned?
5
18 of 25
in same year GDR teacher arrested after being informed on by pupil for doign what?
using pravda article
19 of 25
pushed copies of gorby's speeches whre?
black market where they were bare spenny
20 of 25
so why did censorship prove counterproductive?
east germans actively sought out glasnost they were denied by state
21 of 25
gorbys reforms not only intro economic restruction and political openness but also?
encouraged real sense expectations in ebloc
22 of 25
what question was being asked w/ bare old men in politburo?
who was gonna succeed them
23 of 25
in effort to highlight independence lrfrtdhip branded self what?
socialist country in different colours to ussr
24 of 25
divisions in SED became now like?
hard-line central leadership v gorby-like regional level
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