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Flashcards in Sino-Soviet confrontation Deck (17):
1

When was Khrushchev's second visit to China?

1959
10th Anniversary of the Chinese revolution

2

What happened during Khrushchev's second visit to China?

No guard of honour on Khrushchev's arrival
The leaders insulted each other at the meeting
Khrushchev made fun of the Chinese

3

Who won the race to the top of mount Everest and when?

China
May 1960

4

What happened in July 1960

Russian experts aiding china with the great leap forward withdrew

5

What did Mao do in 1963?

Publicised Khrushchev backing down in the Cuban Missile Crisis

6

What exchanges occurred between the two leaders?

1959 - Khrushchev publicly criticised Maos great leap forward
1960 - Mao called Khrushchev a revisionist
1964 - Mao called Khrushchev's communism phoney

7

When was China's first successfully nuclear weapons test?

1964

8

What happened in the Sino-Indian border dispute 1962?`

Khrushchev criticised China and backed India
sent India $800 million

9

What happened in the Sino-Indonesian border dispute 1959-1962?

Khrushchev backed Indonesia

10

When was Khrushchev replaced as leader and by who?

1964
Brezhnev

11

When did diplomatic and trading relations between USSR and china end?

1966

12

When was the Ussuri river crisis?

night of 1st march - 2nd march 1969

13

What island did the Ussuri river crisis occur on?

Damansky island

14

How many Chinese soldiers crossed the Ussuri river?

300

15

What did the USSR troops on the island find in the morning?

30 Chinese soldiers shouting Mao slogans

16

What happened when the USSR troops confronted the Chinese troops?

The chinese were formed up in rows. THe first row gave the apperance of being unarmed. They stepped aside revealing the secind row armed with macg=hine guns who let fire.
7 soviet men killed outright including Lieutenant Strelnikov
Joined by mortar fire and machine gun fire

17

How many soviet casualties were there in the crisis?

31 deaths
14 injured