Taking you through AQA A2 History of the Soviet Union in as little time and as little pain as possible... see you on results day!


16 June 2010, AM

Unit Two

Unit Two - Destalinisation, 1953-68

Unit consists of - 

  • Part One (click HERE to read about this!)
  • Part Two (click HERE to read about this!)
  • Part Three (click HERE to read about this!)
Sample exam questions -
  • To what extent was Khrushchev's downfall due to the USSR's relationship with the Eastern Bloc?
  • Khrushchev's fall from power in 1964 owed less to his own shortcomings than to the impossibility of modifying Stalinism in the USSR - to what extent do you agree? (old A2, 2007)
  • His greatest accomplishment was ending the reign of fear  - how valid a judgement of Khrushchev is this?
  • To what extent did Khrushchev's policies affect the everyday lives of the Russian people?