After AMLO’s confusion, how and when did the Soviet Union fall?

president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador became a trend when he said during the morning conference that he has very good relations with all countries… including Soviet Union.

“In the case of the Soviet Union, since the beginning of the pandemic, I remember having Covid – the first time – and making an agreement to talk to [Vladimir] Putin and since I have Covid, I spoke to him on the phone and offered all my support; there is a friendly relationship,” the president said, responding to the note he posted UNIVERSAL about the risk of Russia and China infiltrating Mexico.

However Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), emerged from the Russian Revolution in 1917, it was dissolved in December 1991.

He was the first Soviet leader Vladimir Leninthe main leader of the October Revolution and who led the USSR from 1922 to 1924. After his death, Josef Stalin took over, who achieved the industrialization of the country at the cost of extreme repression, including the creation of the Gulag, where dissidents were sent to execute forced labor.

It was he who led the USSR during the Second World War, and at the beginning of the so-called Cold war.

However, economic problems, together with an internal political crisis, undermined and destroyed the USSR.

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The arrival of Mikhail Gorbachev in the Soviet leadership in 1985 brought a a wave of economic changes and opening up, in what became known as Perestroika and Glasnost, which allowed access to public information. With him, the Cold War came to an end.

At the same time, various Soviet republics began their separatist movements.

The failed coup attempt in August 1991 limited Gorbachev’s power and strengthened the image of Boris Yeltsin.

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Latvia and Estonia declared independence, following the example of Lithuania in 1990.

Finally, on December 8, 1991, the presidents of Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus signed the Treaty of Belavesh, declaring the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the establishment of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). On the 21st, all Soviet republics signed a document ratifying the dissolution of the USSR, which would give way to a series of bloody conflicts and the creation of 15 republicswith.

Current Russian President Vladimir Putin is a great critic of the collapse of the USSR, pointing out that it was a “mistake” that he never forgave Gorbachev, who died on August 30. The president did not even attend the funeral. * With agency data

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