Vietnam declares itself independent from France, and wins.
Yalta Conference/UN Founded
Yalta; Meeting between the Soviet Union, Great Britain, and America to discuss how to aid the war-stricken Europe.
UN; 51 countries (start) joined together to fix world problems, mostly used to reduce political barriers.
"Free people who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures"
Program that provided economic aid to European countries with the condition of mutual collaboration.
Mutual assistance treaty if any of the participating countries should be attacked.
Creation of Israel
The fruits of the Zionist movement on the late 19th and early 20th century, as decided by the United Nations (UN.) Supported by the US, so naturally the Soviet Union backed the Arab states that didn't like Israel.
1950 - 1953
North invaded South, South supported by the UN in order to stop the spread of communism.
March 6, 1953
The official recognition of the agreement between Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Eastern Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and the Soviet Union that was the eastern equivalent of NATO.
Secret Speech; Khrushchev
Speech attacking the Stalin years by Stalin's replacement, in which Khrushchev denounced Stalin and opened up the government to some actual opinions.
Egypte got control, and that ruined the strategic advantage for France and England, so they forcefully regained their influence.
Russia winning the space race. Because who needs space, right America?
The wall that separated West Germany (Nice) and East Germany (Naughty)
Cuban Missile Crisis
Soviet Union places nuclear missiles in Cuba, America blockaded Cuba and let to a week of threats being exchanged between the USSR and the US.
Invastion of Czechoslovakia
The Chzec government was becoming too liberal, so everyone in the Warsaw pack invaded Czechoslovakia in order to put in communist leaders that were more conservative.
Sought to sustain the communist governments of Eastern Europe.