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The Reykjavik Summit 1986
The Soviets struggled to keep up with US military spending
Gorbachev comes to power in 1985 and tries save Soviet economy
- Tries to negotiate with US.
- tries to bring reforms to Soviet economy -
Talks failed to bring a deal at the time - but it revealed the extent to which compromise was going to be possible between the supposed arch-enemies
- 1987 - Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty