When did the socialist revolution take place in Russia?
Who controlled the economy in the soviet system?
Who controlled the east European countries after the second world war?
What was the name of the military alliance that held the east European countries together?
What did most of the institutions of the soviet state need?
Which region led to shortages in all consumer goods?
Who was the general secretary of the communist party of the soviet union in 1985?
Who decided to normalise relations with the west and democratise and reform the soviet union?
When did a coup take place?
What did the people taste in the coup that took place in 1991?
Who emerged as a national hero in opposing the coup?
When did Yeltsin, Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus declare that the soviet union was disbanded?
What did countries that were part of the soviet bloc do against their own governments and soviet control?
What group did the central Asian republics become founding members of?
Who took over as the only nuclear state of the post-soviet space?
The soviet union had become what in an administrative and political sense?
What party had ruled the soviet union for over 70 years?
Who promised to reform the economy, catch up with the west, and loosen the administrative system?
How many broad kinds of enduring changes resulted from the collapse of the second world of the soviet union?
What is another name for the North Atlantic treaty organisation?