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Why did the USSR join the Allied powers in World War 2?


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Answered 2007-03-09 15:35:59

Because the Germans were trying to defeat Russia as well as Europe and Russia was doing everything they could just to prevent their destruction. It's part of the old saying, "The enemy of my enemy is my friend." All of the Allies were trying to defeat the same Enemy.

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