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.
In 1953 the Soviet Union explodes its first hydrogen bomb and the code name was First Lightning. Since this was the first hydrogen bomb, in order to measure the effects they had buildings were constructed, and animals put nearby in cages. The blast of the bomb destroyed the buildings and incinerated the animals. Then on November 22,1955, the Soviet Union detonated its first hydrogen bomb, and the world lived under threat of thermonuclear war for the first time in history.
In 1963 the Soviet Union joins the U.S and Britain in signing a treaty banning atmospheric nuclear test.Than in 1969 the Soviet Union and Chinese troops clash across the border.
In 1991 the U.S recognises its independence of the remaining Soviet Republics. Also in 1991 the Russian Government takes over office of USSR in Russia. Also the Cuban missile crisis erupts over the presence of Soviet missiles in Cuba.