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

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March 09, 2007 3:35PM

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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