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Can you name the key figures in the 'A New World' course?

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Who was the leader of the Soviet Union before 1953?
Who emerged as the new leader by 1955?
Who became the new leader of Poland after demonstrations in 1956?
Who was the hardline Communist in charge of Hungary at the start of 1956?
Who took over from number 4 after Moscow removed him?
After mass protests, which well respected figure took over from no 5?
The Soviet Union invaded Hungary after it prepared to withdraw from which military alliance?
Who replaced no 6 after the crushing of Hungary?
Who became leader of the Soviet Union in 1964?
Who became leader of Czechoslovakia after the previous leader was forced to resign?
No 10 said famously proposed a policy of 'Socialism with a...'
During the 'Prague Spring', the Soviet Union came under pressure from the East German leader to take action. His name was..
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The Czechoslovak episode gave rise to the '__________'. This defined Communism as a one party system, within the Warsaw Pact.
In 1961 a new US President took charge called
A new US President took charge in 1981 who took a tougher line against the USSR. His name was
In 1972 the SALT treaty was signed by Brezhnev and the US President
The leader of Solidarity was..
In February 1981 the Prime Minister of Poland 'resigned' and was replaced by..
In 1983 a campaign was launched against the Catholic church in Poland which led to the murder of..
In 1985, a new leader took charge of the USSR who seemed more liberal than his predecessors. His name was..
No 20s ideas can be summed up in two terms. The first means 'Openness' and is...
..the second means 'Restructuring' and is..
Gorbachev's new ideas seemed insane to old hardline Communists such as the leader of East German in 1985..
..and the leader of Romania who was..

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