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The Cold War
What country did Russia invade in 1979?
Who called the Soviet Union the "evil empire"?
Pope John Paul II
What won the arms race for the USA?
the neutron bomb
the "Star Wars" defence system
Why did it win the arms race?
Gorbachev realised that war would kill everybody.
Gorbachev wanted to introduce capitalism into the USSR.
Gorbachev realised the USSR could not afford the arms race.
What do the letters START stand for?
Single Treaty Agreement for Reducing Tension
Soviet Tactical Alliance (Revocation) Treaty
Strategic Arms Reduction Talks
What is the literal meaning of perestroika?
What is the literal meaning of glasnost?
What was the name of the trade union that won the free elections in Poland in 1989?
What problem rocked the USSR in 1986?
Lech Walesa became prime minister of Poland
When did the Berlin Wall come down?