He helped lead the Soviet Union to collapse withhis Glastnost and Perestroika reforms that caused political instability and price inflation. Whenthey stopedspreading the communistidealogy due to their downfalling economy,it helped spike an anti communist reformation that helped other European countries to escape the samecommunist fate.
Eastern Europe threw off communist rule for democracy. The Soviet Union also broke apart.
introducing the policies of perestroika and glasnost
they had a server economic problem and they got a new leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, he had to make some reforms so he gave Eastern Europe more freedom.
It was very contagious. The countries of Eastern Europe were excited for the changes and wanted to be a part of them as well.
Because the Soviet Union controlled Eastern Europe for four decades. This changed when they elected a new leader, Mikhail Horbachev, he gave Eastern Europe more freedom as one of his reforms.
It led to independence for many countries.
"General Secretary Gorbachev, if you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization: Come here to this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"
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Gorbachev's two major policies were glasnost and perestroika, which means openness and restructuring. He welcomed criticism of the government, which was never before allowed in the U.S.S.R. He wanted to reform or restructure the economy and especially the communist party within U.S.S.R. He allowed freedom of press and released political prisoners. He encouraged the rulers of the eastern European countries to adopt the same policies. The people of eastern Europe stood up against the oppressive regimes (although some eastern European rulers did follow in Gorbachev's footsteps and allowed free elections). The people initially feared that the Soviet army would suppress the uprisings like it had before, but Gorbachev did not provide help to the Communist regimes. Hence by 1991, communism was rejected by the eastern Europe.
He helped bring about the end of Communism in Russia and Eastern Europe. He helped bring about the end of the Cold War.
"General Secretary Gorbachev, if you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization, come here to this gate. Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate. Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"
His idea of making the USSR democratic, didn't help him with popularity but it did eventually lead to the unintentional fall of communism in Eastern Europe.
Mikhail Gorbachev actually presided over the reunification of Germany and the tearing down of the Berlin Wall. The incumbent Polish government was advised to deal with the "Solidarity" movement as it saw fit. Perestroika and Glasnost introduced by Gorbachev, were probably in effect, USSR sanctioned motivators for eastern European countries to get on with their own business (and stop draining resources from the USSR). A number of Russians I have spoken to do not hold Gorbachev and his reforms in very high esteem. Although the old repressive ways had been done away with, nothing had been established to replace it with, leaving a black hole to be filled by whoever had the nerve. When the shift happened, there was crippling inflation, loss of employment and a massive increase in crime.
Glasnot was a signal to other countries that they could get rid of communism.
His new policies inspired reform movements throughout Eastern Europe.
Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev made it clear to Eastern European countries that the Soviet Union would no longer intervene to prop up their governments. A consequent wave of change spread throughout Eastern Europe: Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, Romania, and East Germany. In the case of East Germany, there was a feeling in both East and West that the country should be reunited.
Western Europe. Eastern Europe is used to denote those countries that fell under the influence, or were part of the Soviet Union after the second world war. Finland managed to keep its independence, and is thus considered part of western Europe. Though i would like to note that the boundaries of eastern and western Europe have started to fade. Finland is in Western Europe, it is a border country of Eastern and Western.
It pointed the way for Mikhail S. Gorbachev's reform program twenty years.
evidence in granting India and Burma independence
The Soviet Union (basically Russia) had control of Eastern Europe for a long time and most states just recently gained independence in the late 1900s.
- Western Europe is majority Catholic while Eastern Europe is majority Orthodox - Western Europe is more technologically advanced than Eastern Europe - Western Europe is more economically advanced than Eastern Europe - Western Europe has fewer countries than Eastern Europe - Western Europe is smaller in area than Eastern Europe - Western Europe is more populated than Eastern Europe - Western Europe is more densely populated than Eastern Europe - Western Europe has more countries in the European Union than Eastern Europe - Western Europe has more countries in NATO than Eastern Europe
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