Hungary Uprising

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When did Josef Stalin die?
5 March 1953
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What did the death of Stalin mark?
The beginning of the "De-Stalination" of Eastern Europe
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What caused Hungarian students to rebel?
Anger and disdain against Stalin and the Soviet Regime
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When was the Hungarian students protest?
23 October 1956
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What happened during the protests?
Students pull down the statue of Stalin then broadcast their demands from a Radio Station to the government including the withdrawal of Soviet Troops from Hungary
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How the USSR respond at first?
Imre Nagy was appointed Prime Minister to calm the Hungarians down before they invade and kill hundreds
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Why do the USSR re-invade Budapest?
In November 1956, Nagy announces that Hungary are leaving the Warsaw Pact and appeals to the UN to help defend Hungary against the USSR
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When did Soviet tanks invade Budapest?
4 November 1956
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What was the outcome of their invasion?
Nagy is arrested and Gero is appointed as head of Hungary
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What was life in Hungary like under Soviet Control?
Media, Theatre, Music and Art were all controlled and censored by the government, no freedom, the secret police terrorised and tortured opponents of the Soviet regime
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