Soviet espansion in eastern Europe

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The Soviet army advanced through large areas of eastern Europe whilst fighting the Germans. One year after the war, many Soviet troops remained in much of eastern Europe

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  • Elections were held in each eastern European country as promised at Yalta in 1945, but evidence suggests that they were rigged to allow the USSR-supported Communist parties to take control. In Bulgaria, Albania, Poland, Romania and Hungary, opponents of the Communists had been beaten, murdered or frightened into submission.
  • By May 1948, all eastern European states had…




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