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The Cold War started in 1945 and ended with the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

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What event ended the Cold War?

break up of the soviet union


Which event ended the cold war in 1991?

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Was the Soviet Union involved in 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.


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How did the postwar policies of the US and Soviet Union contribute to the beginning of the Cold War?


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Why did the Cold War stop?

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