unit 6: how secure was the USSR control over eastern Europe ( ( ( (…
unit 6: how secure was the USSR control over eastern Europe
Khrushchev was going to remove the army and allow a popular Hungarian leader take over but could not because of the warsaw pact
Imre Nagy and leaders were imprisoned and killed
instead)))))1,000’s of soldiers and tanks rolled into the capital Budapest.
200,000 went to austria to escape from violence
2 weeks of fight kill two thousand hungarians
They had no more freedom of speech.
USSR was taking food and goods back to USSR.
Catholic Church had been banned.
they hated or disliked the idea of the soviet army living in their country
They feared the secret police.
Students protested in the streets
Hungarians demanded the Soviet army leave.
Hungarians demanded a new leader.
Leonid Brezhnev, was asked to put a stop to these ideas from Czech because they didn't want them to spread this idea
USSR demotes Dubcek and tries to erase him from documented history.
USSR tried to limit the changes through meetings with Czech leaders
USSR threatened sanctions against Czech.
ussr poland and east germany did military exercises on border
new leader wanted to change communism
more freedom of speech
what did hungary do?
what did the Czechs do?
why did the Czechs hate the ussr
why did the hungarians hate the ussr