In the fall of 1985, Gorbachev continued to bring younger and more energetic
men into government. On September 27, Nikolai Ryzhkov replaced 79-year-old ...
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They also agreed to continue the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty negotiations (
START), begun before the collapse of the Soviet Union, which set a goal of ...
Jun 20, 2011 ... In the years leading up to 1991, virtually no Western expert, scholar, official, or
politician foresaw the impending collapse of the Soviet Union, ...
In the 1970's and 1980's the Soviet Union seemed to be one of the most stable
political units in the world. In international politics the Soviet Union was very ...
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Nov 8, 2008 ... This video details the events that led to the collapse of the Soviet Union and the
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Jul 14, 2014 ... The last Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev initiated reforms that ultimately led to
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The causes of the fall of the Soviet Union were many and included ethnic conflict,
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The USSR officially ceased to exist on 31 December 1991. The collapse of the
Soviet Union in December 1991 changed the world's geopolitical balance.