Foreign relations: the Treaty of Berlin (1926)

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Stalin's attitude to foreign relations

  • Committed to 'socialism in one country'
  • Believed that socialism could be achieved in Russia without the need for revolutions elsewhere
  • The chief role of Comintern was to protect Russia
  • 'One Soviet tractor is worth ten good foreign communists'

Treaty of Berlin (1926)

  • Signed by Russia and Germany
  • Promised a re-establishment of diplomatic relations, a renunciation of all financial claims and economic cooperation (including joint military training exercises and Russian access to German military expertise)
  • Reaffirmed the terms of the Rapallo Treaty for another five years
  • Promised that Russia and


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