Changes meant to make things better.
A russian title meaning"Ceasar", or ruler.
To give up control of a government.
Having complete control over peoples lives.
To carry out a government order to kill or imprison citizens who oppose the government.
A conflict of words and ideas between nations rather than armies.
A "restructing", or rebuilding, of the Soviet political and economic systems.
The "openness",or new freedoms, that allowed Soviet citizens to speak out without fear of punishment.