Omar Khan

Cold War Timeline

Mikhail Gorbachev elected as USSR leader

1985

The second summit meeting between Gorbachev and President Reagan

1986

Reagan's famous speech challenging Gorbachev to tear down the Iron Curtain

1987

Reagan and Gorbachev meet in Moscow

1988

Anti-Communist uprisings in multiple countries controlled by USSR

1989

Fall of the Berlin Wall

1989

Boris Yeltsin elected Russian president

1990

Soviet Union falls

1991