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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/history-of-the-soviet-union

Find out more about the history of Soviet Union, including videos, interesting articles, ... the world, occupying nearly one-sixth of Earth's land surface, before its fall and ultimate ... Plans focused on the production of armaments and military build-up. .... fruit and did more to hasten the collapse of the Soviet Union than to help it.

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 ...

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 ...

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.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2016/12/21/soviet-union-25th-anniversary-collapse-russia-putin/95341672

Dec 21, 2016 ... The Soviet Union collapsed 25 years ago this Christmas Day, and the impact is still felt.

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, ... Neither, with one exception, did Soviet dissidents nor, judging by their ... A collection of essays about the Soviet Union's demise in a special 1993 issue .... that any longer, and we had to change life radically, break away from the ...

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

by the orders of Communist party and Soviet Government with Mikhail Gorbachev at the top. He initiated process of “transformation” of Soviet Union into some ...

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

To be concise,. Constitution of the Soviet Union (1977) - its article 72 provides legal ground to ... The real fall of soviet union started in 1989, when all the allies of USSR (Warsaw Pact members) started to come out of communist form of ...