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When did the Berlin airlift start?
1948
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When was the OPEC crisis?
1973
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When did Mao launch the Cultural Revolution?
1966
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When was the INF treaty signed?
1987
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When did Khrushchev emerge as leader?
1955
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When did Stalin die?
1953
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When was the Austrian Treaty?
1955
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When was the Truman Doctrine?
1947
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When was NATO established?
1949
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When did the Korean War start?
1950
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When did Communists win rigged elections in Hungary?
1947
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When was the Czechoslovakian coup?
1948
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When was the Yalta Conference?
1945
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When was the Potsdam Conference?
1945
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When was the Kennan telegram?
1946
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When was Churchill's 'iron curtain' speech?
1946
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When was the Novikov telegram?
1946
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When was Bizonia created?
1947
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When was Trizonia created?
1948
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When was the new currency issued in Western zones of Germany?
1948
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When did the Soviet Union test its atomic bomb?
1949
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When did China turn communist?
1949
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When was the Sino-Soviet Treaty of Friendship, Alliance and Mutual assistance?
1950
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When were the US Mike Tests?
1952
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When was the end of the Korean War?
1953
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When did the Soviet Union test its hydrogen bomb?
1955
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When was Sputnik 1 launched?
1957
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When did Mao launch the Great Leap Forward?
1958
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When was the Cuban Revolution?
1959
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When did Khrushchev recall Soviet advisors from China?
1960
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When was the Bay of Pigs invasion?
1961
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When was the Cuban Missile Crisis?
1962
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When was the Hot Line established?
1963
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When was the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty?
1963
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When was the Sino-Soviet border conflict?
1969
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When was the Vladivostok Agreement?
1974
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When was the Helsinki Accords?
1975
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When did Gorbachev become leader of the Soviet Union?
1985
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When was the Reykjavik Summit?
1986
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When was the 'Sinatra Doctrine'?
1988
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When did Reagan become President?
1980
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In what year did Reagan restrict Soviet access to US oil and gas?
1982
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When was the Geneva Summit in which arms control was a crucial issue?
1985
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When was the INF treaty?
1987
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When was the Moscow Summit which resulted in agreements to extend trade and technology links?
1988
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When was the Polish Crisis?
1980-81
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What year did Gorbachev publicly abandon the Brezhnev doctrine?
1988
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When was the Polish Revolution?
1989
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In what month and year did Hungary open its borders with the West?
May 1989
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What year did the Soviet Union cease to exist?
1991
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