The Brezhnev era 1972-85 Part 3

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When did economic crisis and strikes begin in Poland?
1980
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Which trade Union was allowed in Poland to ease unrest?
Solidarity
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Who led solidarity?
Lech Walesa
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What did the USSR do when they were concerned about Solidarity?
Military manoeuvres on the border
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Who became communist party leader in Poland?
Jaruzelski
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When did Jaruzelski impose Martial Law in Poland?
1981
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When was the KAL 007 shot down?
1983
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Who shot down the KAL 007 and whose plane was it?
USSR, South Korean
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What was the outcome of the KAL 007 incident?
Andropov saw the USA trying to become a dominant global power
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Who supported the MPLA in Angola?
USSR, Cuba
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Who supported the FNLA in Angola?
USA, China, South Africa
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When did civil war erupt in Angola?
1975
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When did the MPLA reach a victory in Angola?
1976
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Who became the president of The People's Republic of Angola?
Neto
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Which is NOT a reason for USA ending support for the FNLA?
China was supporting it too
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What was the USSR priority in Angola?
Ensure China did not gain at their expense
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When did Somali invade Ogaden in Ethiopia?
1977
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Who supported Ethiopia?
Cuba
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What was the outcome of Ethiopia's conflict?
The USA saw the USSR using Cuba to extend its power
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Who was the Colonel of Ethiopia?
Mengistu
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