Currancy,they contolled the exchange rate between the Ruble (which was kept artificially high)and Eastern Europian currencies(kept artificially low).American Western Europian and Japanese currency were good anywhere they were called hard currency,Soviet and Eastern Europian currancy were called soft currancy only good in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union. The result was Communist contries could only trade with each other unless they could sell somthing to the West for hard currency and use that money to buy somthing from the West or they could do a barter deal. In the end the Eastern Europian countries under Soviet domination had little to no access to world capitol investment their industries became obsolete and their econimies stagnated.
The economic and technical assistance offered by the Marsall Plan was not accepted by the Soviets and it's satellites in Eastern Europe.
The Soviets' objectives in supporting the spread of communism in Eastern Europe was to gain geopolitical influence
The Soviet Union tightened its grip on eastern european nations and Stalin refused to let go, and economic recovery in E. Europe proceeded along the lines that appealed to the Soviets - political and social changes were LARGELY influenced by the changes made in the Soviet Union.If that didnt answer your question and you were looking for just a one worded answer, its theSoviet Union.
opposed economic reforms
The revolts were successful in forcing the Soviets to allow elections in those countries.
The Soviets were able to take over Eastern Europe by force and occupying land.
No , the Russian's primary theater of the war was on the Eastern Front .
The Warsaw Pact.
too much emphasis was on industrialization
Germany sweetened the deal by allowing the Soviets a free hand in eastern Europe. Germany agreed to allow the Soviets to conquer Finland and the Baltic states (Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia). The Soviets also invaded Poland, taking the eastern half of it while Germany conquered the western half.
They were afraid of losing control of eastern Europe.
1945. Effectively it was a result of WW2.
All of Eastern Europe.
Probably not but there is an Eastern Front Mod for CoH including the Red Army.
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Continue progressing West towards Germany.
The Soviets (Russians) had already over-run those positions by wars end. What they had, they kept.
The Soviets is a communist government which means that the government owns the economic sectors and there isn't a foundation for private property and investment in business.
The Domino Theory if one eastern European country fell Truman feared more would follow
The soviets had expected to win a quick victory
By armies of occupation who put down any dissent.
At the conclusion of WW 2, the Western allies sought democratic governments for Eastern Europe and basically for all of Europe. The Soviets under Joseph Stalin had other ideas. Their armies essentially occupied the Eastern nations where they had driven out the Nazi armies. The Soviets had an expansionist ideology and installed communist governments in the nations of Eastern Europe. This included East Germany.
Nova Net Answer: They were afraid of losing control of eastern Europe.
The Soviets moved into Eastern Poland Sept 17, 1939. It was 17 days after the Germans attacked the western part.