Impacts of Cold War Political Humanitarian Environmental Alliances Economy
Cold War Georgia By:Leah
There where protest against Soviet Leader Nikita.This was violent and it prompted calls for secession from the USSR. In 1950 the Soviet Union and China signed a 30 year alliance. Then in 1960 the Soviet Union shoots down U.S spy plane U-2 and this was over the Soviet territory.
In 1989 the Soviet troops killed at least 19 pro-independence in Tbilisi and injured and poison gased hundreds. They mostly killed elderly women and young girls. Georgians took the street to demand independence from the Soviet Union. Some of the Georgians went on a hunger strike, to show how dedicated they where. This event, the crack down was one of the biggest turning points for the Soviet Union.