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2. Why was the Korean War significant for Sino-Soviet relations?

  • It consolidated the Sino-Soviet friendship and increased China's dependence on the USSR, the war proved China's worth as an ally for Russia
  • He wanted to unite the whole of China and he was concerned that the USA could use it as a base if the two countries were ever at war
  • It demonstrated the potential power of an alliance between USA and China but at the time this was merely an idea not a practical process

3. How did strategic and military issues play a part in further deterioration of Sino-Soviet realations after 1959?

  • Mao openly snubbed Khrushchev on his second visit to China, the Chinese beat the Russians to the top of Mt. Everest, Khrushchev withdrew the Russian rxpects helping with the Great Leap Forward
  • The Sino-Indian Border Conflict exposed important divisions between the USSR and China as Khrushchev publically criticised China's involvement and supported India sending $800 million in aid
  • The Great Leap Forward was publically criticised by Khrushchev,Mao refered to Khrushchev as a revisionist and argued that the announcement of the end of class struggle in Russia was a betrayal of Communism

4. What was promised in the Treaty?

  • Economic aid for China, Soviet military assistance, restoration of Chinese soverignty over Manchuria
  • Economic aid for USA, Soviet military assistance, restoration of Chinese soverignty over Manchuria

5. Why was the alliance a fragile one?

  • Mao was treated as an instrument of Soviet power and the treaty heavily favoured the USSR
  • Khrushchev was treated as an instrument of Chinese power and the treaty heavily favoured the USSR

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