By August 1991, hard-line elements of the Soviet government and military decided to act and staged a coup against Gorbachev. Gorbachev was put under house arrest, and his enemies demanded that he resign as leader of the Soviet Union
I will resign as leader just take me off HOUSE ARREST!
The Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962 was a direct and dangerous confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War and was the moment when the two superpowers came closest to nuclear conflict.
In 1988 Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev was elected president of Russia Gorbachev worked with U.S. President Ronald Reagan to lessen the political and military tension between the United States and the Soviet Union
Gorbachev is elected president because he decided to Gorbachev helped end the Cold War and win a noble prize.
In 1991 Soviet Union was done then all the countries that were apart of a Soviet Union wanted to be independent countries but the president of Moscow tried to stop it and illegally have countries be apart of Russia again. They are settling this disagreement in court even until today.
We want to control all the countries again and have be apart of Russia!
All the countries want to left alone and not have one person rule all the countries!
In 1989 Berlin's Communist Party announced a change in his city's relations with the West. Starting at midnight that day, he said, citizens of the GDR were free to cross the country's borders.
Citizens of the GDR are now allowed to cross the border for free.