Soviet Union and Eastern Europe

Events

Stalin dies

1953

Destalinization

3/1953 - 1964

Khrushchev rein of USSR

3/1953 - 3/1964

Nikita Khrushchev takes power of the USSR

3/1953

Hungary protesters overthrow Soviet Government

10/1956

USSR recaptures Budapest

11/1956

Hungarian leader Nagy executed

1958

Khrushchev removed from power

3/1964

Leonid Brezhnev takes power

10/1964

Czech loosens censorship rules

1968

Warsaw Pact sends troops into Czech

8/20/1968

Brezhnev Doctrine

9/26/1968