1948 in the Soviet Union

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1948
in
the Soviet Union
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The following lists events that happened during 1948 in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

Incumbents

Events

  • Joseph Stalin sends the first advisers to China in an effort to repair the economic damage brought on by years of civil war.[1]
  • At the request of Mao Zedong, Joseph Stalin Sends railroad construction expert I.V. Kovalev with a team of 300 engineers and laborers to repair deteriorated or destroyed Manchurian railways.[2]
  • March 10 - Extreme restrictions are placed on German traffic from the Soviet Zone into Berlin.[3]
  • June 24 - The Soviets implement a total blockade of all ground and water transport into or out of Berlin. The blockade will last nearly a full year, ending May 12, 1949.[4]

Deaths

References

  1. ^ Kaple, Deborah. "Soviet and Chinese Comrades Look Back at the Friendship Decade." Modern Chinese Studies 22.1 (2014): 45-69. Web. 29 Jan. 2015.
  2. ^ Kaple, Deborah. "Soviet and Chinese Comrades Look Back at the Friendship Decade." Modern Chinese Studies 22.1 (2014): 45-69. Web. 29 Jan. 2015.
  3. ^ Pennacchio, Charles F. "The East German Communists and the Origins of the Berlin Blockade Crisis." East European Quarterly 29.3 (1995): 293-315. Web. 28 Jan. 2015.
  4. ^ Pennacchio, Charles F. "The East German Communists and the Origins of the Berlin Blockade Crisis." East European Quarterly 29.3 (1995): 293-315. Web. 28 Jan. 2015.


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