20th Century Russian History Timeline

Russian History

Bloody Sunday Riots

1905

RULE OF LENIN

1917 - 1924

Russian Revolution

10/25/1917

Russian Civil War

1918 - 1921

Soviet/Polish War

February 1919 - 1921

NEP (New Economic Policy)

1921 - 1928

First 5-Year Plan

1928 - 1932

RULE OF STALIN

1928 - 1953

Second 5-Year Plan

1932 - 1937

Socialist Realism Established

1932

Gulag Camps Created

1934

Great Purges

1937 - 1938

Third 5-Year Plan

1937 - 1941

Seige of Leningrad

1941 - 1944

USSR reaches Berlin

1945

RULE OF KHRUSHCHEV

1953 - 1964

Moscow Youth Festival

1957

Khrushchev Bangs Shoe @ UN

1960

Sputnik

1961

RULE OF BREZHNEV

1964 - 1982

Prague Spring

January 1968 - July 1968

RULE OF ANDROPOV

1982 - 1984

RULE OF CHERNENKO

1984 - 1985

RULE OF GORBACHEV

1986 - 1991

Chernobyl

April 26, 1986

Parliament to be Elected

1988

Eastern Bloc Falls Apart

1989 - 1991

Collapse of the USSR

December 1991

World History

World War I

1914 - 1919

World War II

1939 - 1945

The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact

1939

Germany Invades USSR

1941 - 1944

Cold War

Space Race Begins

1957

Fidel Castro - Cuba

1959

Cuban Missile Crisis

1961

Berlin Wall Built

1961

Detente

1970 - 1991