See­ing Red

MAP­PING COM­MU­NISM IN ASIA

Asian Geographic - - In Focus -

the end of the Cold War in 1989 – sig­ni­fied by the de­struc­tion of the Ber­lin Wall – the Soviet Union col­lapsed, and with it, com­mu­nist regimes in East­ern Europe. Gov­erned by a po­lit­i­cal and eco­nomic doc­trine that ad­vo­cates com­mu­nal con­trol of pro­duc­tion, called “col­lec­tivism”, to­day, only four com­mu­nist states re­main in Asia.

key events

Over­whelmed by crit­ics, Mao launches the Cul­tural Revo­lu­tion to wipe out con­trarev­o­lu­tion­ar­ies. Mil­lions of peo­ple leave the cities

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leg­ends Com­mu­nist Coun­tries

For­mer Com­mu­nist Coun­tries

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