CAUSES of the COLD WAR - SPREAD of SOVIET CONTROL

the spread of Soviet control in the Cold War - causes of the Cold War

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The spread of Soviet control
Country Action taken by Soviets How did this help them gain
control?
East Germany Talks created an agreement to Was effectively run under teh
give Soviets East Germany Red Army
Poland Communists joined a coalition Became leaders un 1947 when
government they forced the
non-Communist leader into
exile
Hungary Imprisoned opposition Became the largest single
politicians and attacked Church party in the 1947 elections
leaders
Romania 1947 Communists abolished 1945 Communist elected Prime
the monarchy Minister with a left-wing
coalition
Bulgaria Communist members of the Left-wing coalition won
coalition executed the leaders elections in 1945
of the other parties
Greece Communist fought in the Civil They didn't ­ defeated by
War Britain and the USA who
supported the Royalists
Albania Communists gained power No opposition
after war
Yugoslavia Expelled from Cominform in Marshal Tito supported
1948 Communist ideas
France and Italy Strong Communist Belonged to Cominform
governments
Czechoslovakia 1948, when their position was Left-wing coalition elections in
threatened, they banned other 1945
parties and made 1946 Communists became
Czechoslovakia a Communist, largest single party, but still in a
one-party state coalition

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