The pros and cons of the restructuring of the USSR.
June 27, 2021
The positive side of perestroika was the end of the arms race and the Cold War. The tense relationship between the two camps eased a little. Treaties were signed to reduce weapons of mass destruction. The weakening budget of the USSR could no longer finance the production of ballistic missiles and other expensive weapons in the required amount. The first person of the USSR was welcomed in the capitalist countries. But the agreements were drawn up in such a way that the USSR lost much more. In addition, foreign diplomats received new opportunities for the political game. Inside the country, the changes were expressed in easing pressure on the press and attempts to rebuild the economy in a capitalist way. We began to publicly discuss problems of various levels. But reforms in the economic sphere were sluggish and did not bring results. The country fell apart.
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