Leonid Brezhnev dies, his successor Arvīds Pelše get assassinated and Alexei Kosygin becomes leader of USSR in 1968.
Chapter I: Two Funerals and an Excommunication, 1968- 1970.
Chapter II: Détente, Reform and Afghanistan, 1970-1979.
Chapter III: The Soviet-Iranian War and its Aftermath, 1979-1980.
Chapter IV: Reform and the End of Détente, 1980-1984.
Chapter V: Renewed Confrontation, 1984-1988.
Chapter VI: Democratization and Crisis in the Eastern Bloc, 1988-1998.
Chapter VII: Renewed Détente and the War on Terror, 1998-2013.