Statistics for History of the Soviet Union

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Who founded the Soviet Union?Vladimir Lenin
Which country did the Soviet Union invade in 1979?Afghanistan
What was the name of the crisis caused by the Soviet Union surreptitious planting nuclear missiles on Cuba?Cuban Missile Crisis
What were the two major reforms of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev called?GlasnostPerestroika
What was the name of the treaty under which the USSR conceded huge swaths of territory to Germany in 1918?Brest-Litovsk
Which Soviet leader triumphed in a power struggle with Trotsky, Kamenev, Zinoview, Bukharin, Tomsky, and Rykov?Josef Stalin
When that attempt failed, which economic policy did Lenin adopt in 1923?New Economic Policy
During which decades did the Soviet Union's economy begin to stagnate?1970s
What was the Soviet Union's first attempt at introducing a communist economy called?War Communism
Which major Middle Eastern country defected from the Soviet orbit and went into the U.S. orbit?Egypt
Who was the Soviet leader who banged his shoe on the table at a UN meeting?Nikita Khrushchev
How many former European satellite states freed themselves from communism in 1989?Six
Whose assassination became the catalyst for the reign of terror under which thousands of Russians were convicted in show trials and executed?Kirov
What was the name of the economic policy that collectivized all the Russian farms, caused a man-made famine, and facilitated rapid industrialization in the Soviet Union?First Five Year Plan
What was the Soviet Union's temporary treaty with Nazi Germany called?Nazi-Soviet non-aggression pact

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