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Khrushchev's policy of freeing political prisoners and easing censorship
De-Stalinization
People who speak out against the government
Dissidents
Citizens enjoyed virtually non-existent unemployment in the
the Soviet Union
The Soviet Union produced a low output of goods.
Communism
Created a crisis in morale in the Soviet Union.
The Afghan War
Gorbachev’s policy calling for openness in discussing the Soviet Union’s problems.
Glasnost
Gorbachev’s policy calling for a restructuring of government and the economy.
Perestroika
led reforms that gave independence to the Baltic republics of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania
Gorbachev
tried to solve Russia’s Economic problems by privatizing state run industries.
Yeltsin
Resulted when skilled Russian workers left the Central Asian Republics.
A shortage of trained managers and technicians