wc20 - MIKHAIL GORBACHEV (b. March 2, 1931) (b. March 11,...

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Unformatted text preview: MIKHAIL GORBACHEV (b. March 2, 1931) (b. March 11, 1985 (GENERAL March SECRETARY) SECRETARY) April 23, 1985 (perestroika) October 11-12, 1986 (THE October REYKJIAVIK SUMMIT) REYKJIAVIK HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUE GLASNOST (OPENNESS) GLASNOST (OPENNESS) THE FIRST CONGRESS OF THE PEOPLE’S DEPUTIES (May 25 – July 7, 1989) 25 EASTERN EUROPE’S REVOLUTIONS EASTERN DEMOCRATIC PARLIAMENTARTY DEMOCRATIC ELECTIONS IN POLAND (June 4, 1989) HUNGARY OPENS BORDER TO AUSTRIA HUNGARY (September 10, 1989) PROMULGATION OF NON-COMMUNIST PROMULGATION HUNGARY (October 23, 1989) HUNGARY FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL (November 9, FALL 1989) REVOLUTION IN BULGARIA (November 10, REVOLUTION 1989) 1989) REVOLUTION IN CZHECHOSLOVAKIA REVOLUTION (November 24, 1989) GORBACHEV AND GEORGE BUSH GORBACHEV DECLARE THE COLD WAR ENDED (December 2, 1989) REVOLUTION IN ROMANIA (December 22, REVOLUTION 1989) 1989) REUNIFICATION OF GERMANY (October 3, REUNIFICATION 1990) 1990) WAR IN YUGOSLAVIA (1991-99) THE BREAKUP OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA THE (JANUARY 1, 1993) (JANUARY DEATH OF COMMUNISM (August 19-21, 1991) DEATH BORIS YELTSIN’S ELECTION BORIS TO THE RUSSIAN PRESIDENCY (June 12, 1991) PRESIDENCY GORBACHEV’S VACATION IN GORBACHEV’S CRIMEA (August 5 – 22, 1991) CRIMEA STATE COMMITTEE ON THE STATE STATE OF EMERGENCY STATE DEMISE OF THE USSR DEMISE (December 8, 1991) (December CREATION OF A CREATION COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES (December 21, 1991) (December GORBACHEV’S GORBACHEV’S RESIGNATION (December 25, 1991) 1991) ...
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