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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dissolution_of_the_Soviet_Union

The Soviet Union was dissolved on December 26, 1991. It was a result of the declaration ..... The authorities did not break up the demonstration and even kept traffic out of the demonstrators' way while they marched to an impromptu meeting  ...

www.history.com/topics/cold-war/fall-of-soviet-union

Find out more about the history of Fall of the Soviet Union, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all ... Did You Know ? ... (In his farewell address, Gorbachev summed up the problem: “The old system ...

www.coldwar.org/articles/90s/fall_of_the_soviet_union.asp

Indeed, the breakup of the Soviet Union transformed the entire world political ... What Gorbachev did not realize was that by giving people complete freedom of ...

www.quora.com/Why-and-how-did-the-Soviet-Union-break-up

Thanks for A2A, Peter Christensen. >>Why and how did the Soviet Union break up? “Why…” - because Europeans (France, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands etc.) ...

history.state.gov/milestones/1989-1992/collapse-soviet-union

Conditions in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, however, changed rapidly. ... support for a controlled restructuring or possible breakup of the Soviet Union. ... the former Soviet Union and making certain nuclear weapons did not fall into the  ...

www.quora.com/Why-did-the-Soviet-Union-collapse

The real fall of soviet union started in 1989, when all the allies of USSR (Warsaw Pact ... Under Khrushchev things opened up considerably and some real debate among academics and other leading social figures become possible. (See "Red  ...

www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2006/dec/13/comment.russia

Dec 12, 2006 ... The breakup of the Soviet Union ended Russia's march to democracy ... And yet Yeltsin did it, as even his sympathisers acknowledged, in a ...

www.reference.com/history/did-soviet-union-break-up-e567735a5bd3156a

The collapse of the Soviet Union is inextricably tied to the reformist policies of the then-General Secretary of the Communist Party, Mikhail Gorbachev.

foreignpolicy.com/2011/06/20/everything-you-think-you-know-about-the-collapse-of-the-soviet-union-is-wrong

Jun 20, 2011 ... In the years leading up to 1991, virtually no Western expert, scholar, official, ... A collection of essays about the Soviet Union's demise in a special 1993 ... Nor did any key parameter of economic performance prior to 1985 point to a .... that any longer, and we had to change life radically, break away from the ...

graduate.norwich.edu/resources-mmh/articles-mmh/exploring-5-reasons-for-the-collapse-of-the-soviet-union

Gorbachev's reforms did more to hasten the fall of the Soviet Union than they did ... Beginning with Jimmy Carter in 1979, the United States ramped up Cold War ...