Russian 100_ 2/8/16 Lecture Notes
Russian 100_ 2/8/16 Lecture Notes 637747
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Date Created: 02/08/16
● National Liberation Movement Russia would send proxies to support rebel groups who wanted to bring down their government and raise communism (this was extremely successful) ● 43 countries became communist (44% of the world) ● US thought that better relations with Russia would cause Russia to respect human rights and adopt democracy (had opposite effect) ● Bourgeoisie vs. Proletaria Those who have a university education are considered a part of the Bourgeoisie. Those who did not, were Proletariat (in Marxist ideology) ● Examples of Bourgeois teachers nurses engineers ● Examples of Proletarians carpenters electricians construction workers ● 1998 Gorbachev stops giving aid to communist rebels and communist countries ● These countries crumbled and communism fell ● All across the world, religious, ethnic, tribal (wars) etc. broke out ● Roughly 5 million people died in their own countries due to war, throughout the 90’s ● Remaining communist countries in the world North Korea China (communist politically, still had free market) Cuba Vietnam Laos ● Brezhnev Doctrine once a country became communist, it stayed communist First use = Czechoslovakia in 1968 Second use = Afghanistan in 1979 ● Soviet Union said they had an obligation to save communists governments when it was in danger of falling ● Reagan Doctrine if there is a group of rebels lommunist country, and they want to overthrow their government to make it noncommunist, the US would help them ● 3 major countries where this was used Nicaragua Afghanistan Angola ● Reagan referred to the rebels in Nicaragua as “freedom fighters” ● Reagan Doctrine asunsuccessful ● ***The Reagan Doctrine was thopposite of the support for National Liberations Movement*** (This concludes all information that will be on Test1)
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