Soviet Expansionism 45-55

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Concerns of Soviet Foreign Policy after WW2?
Security - wanted a buffer zone against Germany (to prevent being invaded by them again), to promote communist ideology
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Countries that formed the USSR's buffer zone
Poland, Czechoslavakia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania
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Why did Stalin blockade Berlin?
The creation of Bizonia and then Trizonia with the inclusion of France,introduction of new currency into Western zones, Marshall aid (rebuilding Germany's economy)
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What date was the Warsaw pact?
1955
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Which countries did the Warsaw pact include?
The countries part of the buffer zone (Poland, Czechoslovakia, Romania, Bulgaria,Hungary)
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What was it created as a response to?
NATO in 1949
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Who joined in NATO in 1955 that pressured the USSR?
West Germany
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