Clockwise from upper left: Chinese forces advancing in the Manchu SSR, a Soviet soldier pausing during an offensive in the Uyghur SSR, Soviet troops and armor patrolling in Harbin, the mushroom cloud resulting from a Chinese nuclear weapon in southern China.
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After the Prometheans were defeated, several more parties joined in the war, most notably being India and a coalition of Western nations led by the United States. The war ended in a total defeat of the People's Republic of China and the discredit of Maoism. The war also restored the nation of Tibet to independence, and the return of Nationalist rule to most of China.
In the Cold War the Soviet Union and the PRC began to split based on differences in geopolitical goals and ideological values.