USSR's influence in Eastern Europe

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USSR's influence in Eastern Europe

1. At the end of WWII, the USSR's Red Army occupied Eastern Europe, Stalin had no intention of keeping the promise he made at Yalta to allow free elections in Poland.

2. Between 1945 and 1948, Stalin installed pro-Soviet ''puppet governments in Poland, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Czechoslovakia. Free speech was supressed.

3. Non-communist parties were banned…

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