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1. Mikhail Gorbachev, 1985-1991 2. Gorbachev’s foreign policy and the “New thinking” - Humanistic universalism - Freedom of choice and the end of Soviet military intervention in international affaires - “Reasonable sufficiency” and a reduction of the military - Multi-polar world 3. The implementation and results of the “New thinking” - Soviet American relations Geneva summit, 1985 Reykjavik summit, 1986 Washington summit, 1987 Moscow summit, 1988. The Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) signed Malta summit, 1989 Washington-Camp David meeting, 1990 Moscow summit, 1991. The Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START I) signed. The nuclear arms race ends. - Withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan, 1989 - 1989: The “velvet revolutions” in Eastern Europe (Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Bulgaria) - The Berlin Wall falls, 1989. Reunification of Germany, 1990 - The case of Rumania Terminology
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