The Cold War started in 1945 and ended with the collapse of the
Soviet Union in 1991.
break up of the soviet union
Nikita Khrushchev was the leader of the soviet union for most of the cold war period.
West Germany was a free nation with a democratic republic. East Germany was under the communist rule of the Soviet Union. They were freed in the early 1990s when the Soviet Union fell apart.
The Cold War was between the Soviet Union and Western democracies.
The Soviet Union (USSR, or Union of Soviet Socialist Republics).
The space race was part of the cold war with the soviet union.
Which year were the US and Soviet union became rivals during the cold war?
Several men presided over the Soviet Union during the Cold War; the last leader of the Soviet Union was Boris Yel'tsin.
In 1989 the Berlin Wall came down and the Soviet Union broke apart, so there was no longer a communist Russia to oppose.
The Soviet Union (Russia) and any othe Communist nations controlled by the Soviet Union were the main enemies in the Cold War.
How did the postwar policies of the US and Soviet Union contribute to the beginning of the Cold War?
The Cold War was a stand off between the United States and the Soviet Union, so to answer your original question, yes.
The tearing down of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the break-up of the Soviet Union in 1991.
Generally speaking, the communist nations that were dominated by the Soviet Union during the Cold War, were often referred to as "Soviet Bloc Nations".