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What was the USSR or otherwise known as the Soviet Union?
It was the controlling of some of Eastern Europe and some of Asia from Russia.
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What were the problems that the cold war caused for the Soviet Union? Explain 3 things.
The arms race, both Russia and America wanted Nuclear weapons and spent billions in gaining them. Soviet farming was poor which made them import food from the West. The communist government was corrupt which prevented people from good living standard
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What did Gorbachev do? Explain 3 things.
He released political prisoners, Free speech was introduced, the military was now optional.
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What does Glasnost mean? And what did it do?
New freedom and openness, it allowed people things such as freedom of speech which allowed the Soviet Union to be more democratic.
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What does Perestroika and what did this new policy do?
Economic restructuring,
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What were the problems that the cold war caused for the Soviet Union? Explain 3 things.

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The arms race, both Russia and America wanted Nuclear weapons and spent billions in gaining them. Soviet farming was poor which made them import food from the West. The communist government was corrupt which prevented people from good living standard

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What did Gorbachev do? Explain 3 things.

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What does Glasnost mean? And what did it do?

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What does Perestroika and what did this new policy do?

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