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1

Which policies did Reagan introduce to weaken the USSR position?

Reagan doctrine
SDI

2

Which policies did Reagan introduce to increase US defence spending?

SDI

3

What was the Reagan doctrine?

us support to anti communist freedom fighters?

4

When was Reagan's evil empire speech?

8th March 1983

5

What trade restrictions did Reagan impose?

December 1981 - restricted soviet access to US developed energy exploration technology
June 1982 -Reagan restricted soviet access to US oil and gas

6

What does SDI stand for?

Strategic defence initiative

7

When did Reagan start SDI?

1984

8

What was the effect of the Reagan doctrine in afghanistan on the USSR?

financially drained SU resource
the war was unpopular with the Russian people
Weakened the support of the SU internationally