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an alliance made to defend one another if they were attacked by any other country; US, England, France, Canada, Western European countries
An alliance between the Soviet Union and other Eastern European nations. This was in response to the NATO
A doctrine that promised to aid people struggling to resist threats to democratic freedom.
Policy of openness initiated by Gorbachev in the 1980s that provided increased opportunities for freedom of speech, association and the press in the Soviet Union.
A policy of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to revitalize the Soviet economy by opening it up to more free enterprise
allies during WWII; Soviet Union - Stalin, United Kingdom - Churchill, United States - Roosevelt
Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the Cold War and whose domestic policy introduced major reforms
a wall separating East and West Berlin built by East Germany in 1961 to keep citizens from escaping to the West
branch of the United Nations responsibled for sending United Nations troops to crisis areas- 5 permanent members are France, Great Britain,Russia, The United States and China- 10 other countries rotate membership
Winston Churchill's term for the Cold War division between the Soviet-dominated East and the U.S.-dominated West.
Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition (1879-1953)
Post war conference where Truman, Atlee and Stalin complete Yalta agreements. Cold War feelings begin.
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