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1

Camp David

September 1959

2

Paris Summit

May 1960

3

Vienna Summit

June 1961

4

Geneva Summit (Krushchev)

May 1959

5

Evil Empire Speech

March 1983

6

Gorbachev

1985-1991

7

Chernobyl

April 1986

8

Geneva Summit (Reagan and Gorbachev)

Nov 1985

9

Reykjavik Meeting

Oct 1986

10

INF Treaty

Dec 1987

11

Malta Summit

1989

12

CFE Agreement

1990

13

START I

1991

14

What decision did Gorbachev make concerning Eastern European countries and when?

Dec 1988 - ideology should play a smaller role in foreign affairs

15

When was the ultimatum set?

Nov 1958

16

When was the Berlin Wall built?

12 August 1961

17

When was the day long standoff between US tanks and USSR in Berlin?

27th October

18

When did Kennedy tour West Berlin?

1963

19

When did Krushchev send ships to Cuba and how many?

25th September 1962, 114 ships

20

When did Krushchev accept the secret deal?

28 Oct 1962

21

When did the Soviet ships arrive at the blockade?

24th October 1962

22

When did France leave NATO?

1966

23

When did USSR and USA reach equal footing in the arms race after Cuban Missile Crisis?

1965

24

When was the Cuban revolution?

1959

25

When was the hotline set up?

June 1963

26

When did Kennedy deliver a speech about common interests?

June 1963

27

When was the Limited Test Ban Treaty?

August 1963

28

Rakosi

1949-56

29

When did Dubcek become Communist Party Leader?

5 January 1968

30

When was the invasion of Czechoslovakia?

20 August 1968

31

When was the Hungarian uprising?

1956

32

When did the USSR launch Sputnik 1?

1957

33

When did the USA have 20x more nuclear weapons?

1961

34

When was the coup against Gorbachev?

19-21 August 1991

35

Teheran

Nov-Dec 1943

36

Yalta

Feb 1945

37

Potsdam

July/August 1945

38

Iron curtain speech

March 1946

39

Long and Novikov

1946

40

Truman doctrine and marshall plan

1947

41

Cominform

1947

42

Comecon

1949

43

Berlin Blockade

June 1948-9

44

NATO

1949

45

Warsaw Pact

1955