• One consequence of the Yalta conference was that Stalin took control of Poland. During the conference, after much deliberation, all three superpowers agreed on allowing the USSR to expand its influence onto Poland with the agreement that Stalin would allow free elections within Poland. This meant that Stalin would feel belittled and controlled by the West as by allowing free elections, he was going against his own communist morals and instead subverting to capitalism.
  • A second consequence of the Yalta conference was that tensions between the three superpowers increased. During the conference of February 1945, despite the superpowers being in "a marriage of convenience", they began to disagree on how Germany should be dealt with after the end of the second world war. Stalin wanted Germany to pay reparations whereas Churchill preferred rebuilding Germany under the Atlantic charter like the rest of the countries in Europe were to…


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