Mikhail Gorbachev was the final president of the Soviet Union, serving from March 1990 to December 1991. He introduced policies that were considered revolutionary and directly influenced the removal of the Communist Part... More »

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Mikhail Gorbachev was a Soviet-era political leader famous for his role in the termination of the Cold War and the collapse of the Berlin Wall, which paved the way for the rejoining of East and West Germany. He orchestra... More »

Mikhail Gorbachev was a Soviet-era political leader famous for his role in the termination of the Cold War and the collapse of the Berlin Wall, which paved the way for the rejoining of East and West Germany. He orchestra... More »

Boris Yeltsin led the opposition to the Communist coup attempt against the government of Mikhail Gorbachev in 1991. Although Gorbachev was Yeltsin's political rival, Yeltsin saw that the Communist hardliners in charge of... More »

Albert Einstein was targeted as a potential spy for the Soviet Union by conservative critics of his liberal political beliefs. Einstein was a supporter of socialist policies and civil rights for people of all races, whic... More »

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The United States entered the Korean War in June of 1950 as part of a United Nations effort to assist South Korea in its civil war with North Korea, which was supported by both China and the Soviet Union. The origins of ... More »

The Berlin blockade was related to the Cold War because it was a non-military struggle between the Soviet Union and the United States, Great Britain and France for control of West Berlin. The successful airlift of suppli... More »

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