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Hungary had been controlled by Russia since 1945. The death of Stalin brought people in many Eastern European countries the hope of freedom and change, but as the 1956 uprising in Hungary proved, this was not to be the case. What took place? Why was there opposition in Hungary? Events that took place July 1956 the 'Stalinist' leader of Hungary, fell from power .On 23 October, there were riots and Stalin’s statue was put down

On 24 October, Imre Nagy took over as the PM, and he asked Khrushchev to move troops out
On 28 October, Khrushchev agreed.

On 29 October – 3 November: There was freedom in Hungary for 5 days.

3rd November - Nagy announced that Hungary was leaving the Warsaw Pact, a military alliance of communist countries. Khrushchev could not allow this.

On 4 November, Soviets invaded Budapest (capital)

4,000 Hungarians were killed, thousands imprisoned and 200,000 refugees fled to Austria.
Later, Janos Kadar was appointed as Prime Minister. What were the results •Repression

•Communism in Britain


•Determination from the west to contain communism 1.Destalinization (refers to the process of eliminating the cult of personality, Stalinist political system and the Gulag labor-camp system created by Soviet leader Joseph Stalin)

2.Khrushchev (head of the ministry of the interior, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist party of the Soviet Union)

3.Rakosi (General Secretary of the Hungarian Communist Party, Ruler of Hungary from 1945-1956)

4.Imre Nagy (Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the People’s Republic of Hungary 1935-55)

5.Janos Kadar (a Hungarian Communist leader 1958-1988) BY: Eva and Elahe
9B,9D The Hungarian Crisis,
1956 Causes of the revolution 1.Poverty

2.Russian Control

3. Catholic Church

4.Help from the West

5.Destalinization THINGS TO REMEMBER! While Soviet troops joined the Hungarians in their revolt, the West considered what it could possibly do. Sympathy was quickly extended by some, and other courses of action were discussed. then to everyone's great relief, the UN got busy. There was even talk of sending notes, but no one seemed to know where. Marshal Zhukhov was fired into oblivion by Khrushchev, as an example of his gratitude for having helped him into absolute power. In November 1956, the international community is powerless to tackle the Soviet military intervention in Hungary. Budapest destroyed after the conflicts with Russians. Imre Nagy who was later executed by the Russians Hungarian revolt was over. Russians were in control by then. Sources of information: www.Wikipedia.com
http://thepeoplescube.com/peoples-tools/red-primer-for-children-and- Books: IGCSE book
Ben walsh Listened WELL? QUIZ!!!!
http://www.bbc.co.uk/apps/ifl/schools/gcsebitesize/history/quizengine?quiz=hungarytest&templateStyle=history Statue of Joseph Stalin in Budapest, Hungary broken down by the hungarians. Finally a Video!
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