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Germany in WW2
USSR in WW2
History of Russia
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What is meant by the re-stalinization of the Soviet Block and the Soviet Union?
April 13, 2008 9:58PM
After the Brezhnev Doctrine; the USSR has the right to interfere in the internal politics of any communist nation. When Khrushchev is removed and replaced with Brezhnev re-Stalanization is introduced.
Who led the reforms that led to democratization of the Soviet Union?
Asked in Eastern Europe
What were the nations allied with the US in Eastern Europe called?
Asked in History, Soviet Union (USSR)
How did the Nazi-Soviet Pact help advance Stalin's goals for the Soviet Union?
What is the largest country that was part of the former Soviet Union?
Asked in History of Russia, Space Travel and Exploration, Artificial Satellites, Sputnik, Soviet Union (USSR)
Who was president when to Soviet Union lonched there space shudle?
President tito of Yugoslavia was able to resist pressures from the Soviet Union in 1948 to become a soviet satellite state because?
At the close of World War 2, Yugoslavia had managed to liberate itself from the Axis powers with only limited direct support from the Soviets. This meant that at the end of the war the Soviet Union did not have a military foothold in Yugoslavia and the Yugoslav Communists were not 'indebted' to the Soviet Union for helping to liberate their country.
Asked in War and Military History
In August of 1939 Germany and which country signed a nonaggression pact that meant they would not attack each other?
Asked in History of Russia, Soviet Union (USSR)
Was Francisco Pizzaro supported by the Soviet Union?
Francisco Pizzaro was alive in the early 1500s. The Soviet Union didn't exist until the early 1900s. Clearly, no. But is you meant Francisco FRANCO, the man who started the Spanish Civil War in 1939 to put a Fascist government in place there, the answer is still no. The only country which supported Spain's democracy was the Soviet Union because Communism and Fascism are not compatible.
Asked in History of Russia, Soviet Union (USSR)
How far away is alska to the Soviet Union?
Asked in USSR in WW2, History of Russia, Joseph Stalin
What type of government did Russia have under Stalin?
The policy of resisting the expansion of Soviet power and influence in world politics was known as what?
Asked in Cold War, Soviet Union (USSR), Eastern Europe
How did glasnost affect eastern Europe?
Glasnost allowed Western ideas and practices to reach eastern Europe, which meant the decline of Soviet influence and the eventual breakup of the Russian-dominated union. Glasnost allowed Western ideas and practices to reach eastern Europe, which meant the decline of Soviet influence and the eventual breakup of the Russian-dominated union. It ended Communism in many countries. -Apex
Why was the unconditional surrender so important to the Allies and the Soviet Union?
Asked in Berlin Wall
What did the Berlin wall mean for those who wished to cross it?
As you may know, the Berlin wall was constructed during world war 2. The soviet union created this boundary to keep the citizens of East germany (which was under communist rule by the soviet union) from migrating to the democratic west germany. Berlin Wall was this big barrier that didn't allow east germans to get out of soviet rules. East germans at that time were starved; many children scraped off food from the lids of trashcans. Crossing the Berlin wall meant freedom from the tyrannic communist rule of the Soviet Union. Eventually the Berlin wall was broken down, symbolizing the end of the soviet union and the freedom of East Germany.
What did president Boris Yeltsin do to the soviet industries after the fall of the soviet union?
Asked in Cold War
Did the U.S.A. ever fight Russia directly during the cold war?
Asked in Korean War
Why did North Korea want a communist government?
They did not choose to have a communist government. After the end of World War 2, Japan surrendered, and gave up Korea to the allies. this meant Korea was split into two, the North was given to the Soviet Union, and the south to the USA. Because the Soviet Union at the time were communist, they decided to put a communist dictator, Kim Il Sung, in charge.
Asked in Cold War, Soviet Union (USSR)
What did the US policy of containment toward the Soviet Union mean?
The policy of containment meant that the US was trying to stop the spread of communism from Russia and China to developing nations. This meant backing anti-communist governments (some dictatorships) that were fighting communist movements and armed rebellions. In Greece and Turkey, the Truman Doctrine (1947) sought to prevent those nations from coming under Soviet influence.