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Following the end of the Second World War, the alliance of the US and the USSR was threatened by a number of issues. The differing ideas during the Allied conferences revealed that the rest of the Allies did not agree with the Soviets. Their foreign policies and disagreements over Germany heightened tensions.
Historians suggest that the Cold War began in 1947 and ended in 1991, along with the collapse of the USSR. This political, military and technological tension between the US and the USSR did not involve direct confrontations, but its leaders competed against each other via propaganda, supporting proxy wars, and espionage.
The tension between the US and the USSR developed after the end of WWII. From being allies, they engaged in political, economic and technological rivalry. With espionage, propaganda and proxy wars, the Cold War lasted until 1991, the year that also marked the collapse of the USSR. Significant events covered the support of both superpowers to proxy wars in Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Before the disintegration of the USSR due to reforms and nationalist revolutions, peace talks began détente.