Superpower relations 1944-92

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Russian Revolution
1917
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Tehran Conference
1943
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Yalta and Potsdam Conferences
1945
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Iran Crisis
1946
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Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech
1946
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Truman Doctrine and Marshall Aid
1947
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Comecon and the Molotov Plan
1949
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Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima
1945
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Greek Civil War against royalists
1946
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Communist coup in Czechoslovakia
1948
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Berlin Blockade
1948-9
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NATO established
1949
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Communist takeover in China
1949
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Sino-Soviet Treaty of Friendship signed
1950
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Start of the Korean War
1950
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Ceasefire in Korea
1953
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Death of Stalin
1953
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The first Taiwan Straights Crisis
1954
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Geneva Conference over Indochina
1954
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Geneva Summit (Khrushchev + Eisenhower)
1955
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Paris Summit (Khrushchev + Eisenhower)
1960
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Vienna Summit (Khrushchev + Kennedy)
1961
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Warsaw Pact established
1955
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Soviet troops invade Hungary
1956
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Second Taiwan Straights Crisis
1958
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U-2 spy plane shot down over USSR
1960
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Khrushchev delivers his 'Secret Spech'
1956
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Kennedy becomes US president
1961
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Berlin Wall built
1961
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Failure of the Baruch Plan to limit nuclear weapons
1946
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Eisenhower becomes US president
1953
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Gaither Report
1957
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Bay of Pigs invasion
1961
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Cuban Missile Crisis
1962
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'Hot line' telephone link established
1963
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Nuclear Test Ban Treaty signed
1963
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Khrushchev is dismissed as Soviet leader
1964
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China's Great Leap Forward
1958
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The Ussuri River dispute
1969
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Table tennis match between US + China
1971
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Kissinger visits China
1971
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Nixon visits China
1971
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Nixon becomes US president
1969
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China's Cultural Revolution
1966
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West + East Germany sign the Basic Treaty
1972
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USA withdraws troops from Vietnam
1973
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SALT 1 agreed
1972
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Helsinki Accords signed
1975
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Carter becomes US president
1976
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Thatcher becomes British Prime Minister
1979
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Vienna Summit (Carter and Brezhnev)
1979
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SALT 2 agreed
1979
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Soviet invasion of Afghanistan
1979
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USA abandons SALT 2
1980
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Reagan becomes US president
1980
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The Oil Crisis
1973
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Striker in Poland organised by trade union, Solidarity
1981
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Moscow Summit (Nixon and Brezhnev)
1972
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Strategic Defence Initiative announced by USA
1983
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Brezhnev dies and is replaced by Andropov
1982
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Andropov dies and is replaced by Chernenko
1984
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Chernenko dies and is replaced by Gorbachev
1985
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Geneva Summit (Reagan + Gorbachev)
1985
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Reykjavik Summit (Reagan + Gorbachev)
1986
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Intermediate Nuclear Forces agreement signed
1987
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Moscow Summit (Reagan + Gorbachev)
1988
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Solidarity wins first free elections in Poland
1989
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Fall of the Berlin Wall
1989
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End of communist regimes in Eastern Europe
1989
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Malta Summit (Gorbachev + Bush)
1989
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Reunification of Germany
1990
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USSR formally disolved
1991
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