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Sino-Soviet Border Conflict, 1969

 The Sino-Soviet Border Conflict of 1969, taking place in the context of the broader split between the Chinese Communist Party and the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, occurred as a result of a territorial dispute relating to Damanskii or Zhenbao Island. For other collections on Sino-Soviet relations, see Making of the Sino-Soviet Alliance, 1945-1950; Sino-Soviet Alliance, 1950-1959; Sino-Soviet Split, 1960-1984; and Sino-Soviet Rapprochement, 1985-1989.