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In what years did the USSR have control over the majority of Eastern Europe?
1950-1960.
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When were the protests in Budapest (Hungarian capital) against Rakoski's government?
October 1956.
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When did Austria declare itself a neutral state?
1955.
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When did Nagy (Prime Minister of Hungary) announce that Hungary was leaving the Warsaw pact?
1956.
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When did Stalin end the Berlin Blockade?
1949.
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When did people leave East Germany through East Berlin and how many people managed to leave?
Between 1949 and 1961. Over 2.5 million people.
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When was the Berlin wall built?
August 1961.
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When did Alexander Dubcek become the new leader of Czechoslovakia?
1968.
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Name some changes that Dubcek made while in power?
Workers were given greater say in how factories were run, there was free movement for all to West Germany, Free elections, living standards were to be increased, opposition parties were allowed.
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What date was the invasion of Czechoslovakia to remove Dubcek from power by the USSR.
August 1968.
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When was Khruschev replaced and who by?
1964 by Brezhnev.
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When did Poland's economy suffer from foreign debt and shortages?
1970's.
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When were the first protests about the increase in food prices? And who were they led by?
1980. Lech Walesa.
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How many members did the Solidarity campaign have within one year?
9 million.
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What happened in 1981?
The Polish army (led by Jaruzelski) seized control of Poland and declared martial law.
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What did this do to Poland?
Increased food prices by 40%, Solidarity was banned, Walesa was arrested.
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What happened in 1988?
Further nation wide strikes happened forcing the government to negotiate with the Soviet Union.
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