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There was a communist revolution in Cuba and they decided to be friends with the communist Soviet Union.

What was the relationship between the Soviet Union and Cuba?

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and Cuba were both communist countries, and the Soviet Union provided money and supplies to Cuba during the US trade embargo with Cuba. After the collapse of the Soviet Union all aid to Cuba was cut off. Cuba's close proximity to the United States gave the Soviet Union a foothold in the Western hemisphere at the US doorstep.

Who was in the warsawpact?

The Soviet Union and possibly Cuba.

What event in 1991 led to an economic crisis in Cuba?

The collapse of the Soviet Union led to the economic crisis of 1991 in Cuba. This was due to the close ties between Cuba and the Soviet Union.

Was Soviet Union at war with Cuba?

No, the Soviet Union (USSR) was never at war with Cuba. From the time of Cuban Revolution (1959) until the dissolution of the USSR (1992) Cuba and the USSR were allies.

What options did the US have to counter the soviets to build up missiles in Cuba?

They advised the Soviet Union that an attack on the US from Cuba would be considered as an attack by the Soviet Union- and response would be to the Soviet union, not just to Cuba. The US also implemented a blockade of shipping going to Cuba- no ship carrying missiles would be allowed to go TO Cuba.

Who were the leaders of the Soviet Union and Cuba during the bay of pigs invasion?

During the bay of pigs invasion, the leader of the soviet union was Krushchev and the leader of Cuba was Fidel Castro.

Who was the Soviet Union allies with in the Bay of Pigs?

The Soviet Union had little to do with the 'Bay of Pigs', but the operation took place in Cuba.

The soviet union provided support to which Caribbean island?

Cuba is the Caribbean island the Soviet Union supported. The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, most commonly referred to as simply the Soviet Union, existed from 1922 to 1991.

Is Cuba a second world country?

Cuba is very poor. It used to get money from the Soviet Union but when the Soviet Union dissolved, Cuba had more financial difficulties. The US is still embargoing goods to Cuba so this also hurts the Cuban economy.

What effects did the embargo have on Cuba?

* cuba could not trade with soviet union. * cuba could not store nukes in their country

Why did the Cuban and Soviet governments plant nuclear missiles in Cuba?

The Soviet Union lent Cuba nuclear missiles in order to protect the sovereignty of Cuba, a communist nation.

Why did the Soviet Union and the US come close to war in 1962?

Because the Soviet Union built launch sites for missles in Cuba.

How did the fall of the Soviet Union affect cuba?

When the Soviet Union fell in 1991, Cuba lost its most powerful ally. The Soviet Union helped the small Island a large amount in an economic fashion and gave Cuba a safety blanket against the US. After 1991, the affect of communism on the Western Hemisphere severly lessened and Cuba is considered a considerably smaller threat now.

Why did relations between the Soviet Union and Cuba became more difficult after 1962?

The Soviets began placing muclear missiles in Cuba in 1962 after which Fidel Castro realized that the Soviet Union was unreliable.

Why did the Soviet Union discontinue its support for Cuba?

The Soviet Union broke apart when communism fell in Europe in the late 80s, early 90s.

Was the Soviet Union an ally of Cuba?

Yes, in fact, the Soviet Union was Cuba's biggest financial backer, trading and supplying everything from sugarcane to weapons.

Who were the two leaders of the Soviet Union and the US in the Cuban missile crisis?

USA: J.F.Kennedy; Cuba: Fidel Castro; the soviet Union: Nikita Khrushchev.

Why were the missiles in Cuba dismantled?

To avoid war between the Soviet Union & the United States. The Soviet Union also realized the mistake of putting its nuclear weapons in Cuba where Castro could gain control of them. Castro's communist Cuba would have had the potential to start a world-wide nuclear war, even if the Soviet Union didn't want it. Also the Soviet Union was building submarines that could launch nuclear weapons against the United States, so the weapons in Cuba would not be as important as before.

What was the importance of the Bay of Pigs invasion in Cuba?

It prompted the Soviet Union to seek to protect Cuba from future attacks.

What happened during the Cuban crisis?

The soviet union placed missiles in Cuba and the U.S. placed a blockade of Cuba

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