Gorbachev - A New USSR

Use the textbooks, handouts and video clip to answer the following questions

1/ Who was Mikhail Gorbachev and how did he come to power in the USSR?

2/ Explain his two new policies of Glasnost and Perestroika

3/ How might these new policies have affected the Soviet Union and their satellite states?

4/ What impact would the war, and defeat, in Afghanistan have had on the USSR and its satellite states?

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