History revision (The Soviet withdrawal)

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What year did Russia go to war with Afghanistan?
1979
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When did Mikhail Gorbachev become General secretary?
1985
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Which two new policies did he introduce?
Glasnost and perestroika
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What does glasnost mean?
New freedom and openness
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What does Perestroika mean?
Economic restructuring.
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Name some rights that the Soviet people won:
Thousands of political prisoners were released. People were told about the wrongs that Stalin's government committed. Freedom of speech was granted.
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Why was perestroika unsuccessful?
There was too much corruption within the Soviet economy.
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What was signed in 1987?
INF
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What does INF mean?
Intermediate-range nuclear forces treaty.
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When did Gorbachev announce the immediate reduction of weapons and troops.
1988
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When were Soviet troops withdrawn from Afghanistan?
1988
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