USSR key dates - Topic 5

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Reduction in terror
after 1953
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Novosibirsk Report
1983
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Gorby became General Secretary
1985
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Measures to curb drinking introduced
1986
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Chernobyl nuclear accident
1986
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Food production increased from one to two percent
1986-87
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SU fell back on the traditional method of increasing, controlled by central planning, to push the economy to greater production.
1986-1990
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Meeting of the central committee: Gorby discussed the idea of secret ballots fro multiple candidates
1987
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The encouragement of joint ventures
Jan 1987
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The Law on State Enterprises
June 1987
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Co-operatives legalised
1988
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Urban wages rose by 9%
1988
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Yeltsin sacked as Party First Secretary and removed from the Politburo
Feb 1988
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19th Party Conference
June 1988
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Urban wages rose by 13%
1989
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Elections for the new congress of people's deputies
March 1989
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State Commission called for a move to a market-led economy
July 1989
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500 Days Programme
October 1989
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Collapse of communist governments in Eastern Europe
1989
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Population was much more politicised
1989
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12th Five-Year Plan
1986-1990
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Article 6 ended
March 1990
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Balitic republics became independant
1990
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Congress of the people's deputies
1990
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Gorby and Yeltsin joined forces
1991
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200,000 people gathered in Moscow to support Yeltsin
March 1991
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August Coup
1991
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Yeltsin organised the Commonwealth of Independent states - the SU was no more
December 1991
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