1988 in the Soviet Union

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1988
in
the Soviet Union

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1988 in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

Reagan and Gorbachev during the Moscow Summit

May[edit]

  • 29 May – U.S. President Ronald Reagan visits the Soviet Union. The Moscow Summit takes place. The Medium and Short-Range Missile Reduction Treaty is signed, including OTR-23 Oka as a "bonus for American partners".

June[edit]

July[edit]

September[edit]

  • 5 September – The first AIDS case in the Soviet Union kills a 29-year-old woman Olga G.[4]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Unknown dates[edit]

  • Little Vera premieres in the Soviet Union.
  • Many higher education institutes cancel military training departments, which helped students to avoid military draft.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Парфенов, p. 209
  2. ^ Парфенов, p. 209
  3. ^ "FACTBOX: Miss Russia beauty pageant — history and traditions". RIA Novosti. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  4. ^ Grmek, Mirko (1993). History of AIDS: Emergence and Origin of a Modern Pandemic. Princeton University Press. p. 192. ISBN 0691024774. 
  5. ^ Хроника внутриполитических событий в СССР (in Russian). The Gorbachev Foundation. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  6. ^ Hosking, Geoffrey A. (1991). The Awakening of the Soviet Union. Harvard University Press. p. 93. ISBN 0674055519. 
  7. ^ Sabanadze, Natalie (2010). Globalization and Nationalism: The Cases of Georgia and the Basque Country. Central European University Press. p. 90. ISBN 9789639776531. 

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