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As the Trump-Russia probe disintegrates, allegations against the Putin Government have begun taking a sinister tone
There were a number of potential factors that led to the Cold War that started in the postwar era. These factors ensured that war-time alliance between the USSR and the west could not last, and resulted in the emergence of the Iron Curtain. The wartime conferences between the west and...
It may well be the case that there was a variety of potential origins of the Cold War, which really began in the mid '40s. The Russian Revolution was perhaps one such origin, with the rise of the Bolsheviks in Russia. With this, saw the rise of the USSR.
Nato is the acronym for North Atlantic Treaty Organization. This is a North American and European defense initiative, which was originally established in 1949 between west Europe and the USA as a Cold War alliance. However, since the demise of the USSR Nato has had to reconsider its p...
The Cold War that began in the post-war era was one that ended with a victory for the West. In the early '90s, the USSR ceased to be as the Cold War legacy brought its economic burdens. Overall, there were a few events that shaped the outcome of the Cold War.
Overall, there may be a variety of origins of the Cold War. A good number can be found in the interwar period, when the Bolsheviks consolidated their regime in Russia. From World War One onwards suspicions remained.
Overall, there were three key wartime and postwar conferences held that perhaps played a part in the Cold War. These were the Tehran conference, and then the Yalta and Potsdam conferences of 1945. Ultimately, the disagreements between the Allies at these conferences certainly did play...
In 1946, Churchill made a speech in the USA where he said: “From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.” This speech in the postwar era was the first reference to the Iron Curtain, or division across Europe, between Eas...
The rise of the Iron Curtain during the postwar period ensured a variety of communist regimes in Eastern Europe. A number of new communist states such as Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary and Romania emerged in the east. The Iron Curtain in Europe stretched from the Baltics to the Adria...
The Berlin Wall that was first established in 1961 stood for nearly three decades. The wall divided East-Berlin from West Berlin. The events that led to the collapse of the Berlin Wall can best be traced back to the mid 1980s.
The Cold War was never strictly a war, however there were a few moments during the Cold War where tensions mounted. Such events came sporadically, and left the USSR and the west in dispute in Europe and beyond. These are a few of the events that escalated Cold War tensions.
In the postwar period Czechoslovakia joined a growing number of Communist states in eastern Europe. Poland, Hungary, Romania, East Germany and then also Czechoslovakia saw the rise of Communist parties in what would become the Eastern Bloc. Such countries would become party states, an...
In the early 1980s Cold War tensions were resurfacing as both the USSR and USA expanded their arsenals. 1983 saw USSR fighter planes down a Korean passenger plane, which further exasperated the Cold War. Nuclear protests calling for the US and USSR to reduce their nuclear arsenals als...
There were a number of notable historical events of 1945. 1945 was the final year of the war, so in this respect there were a few dates of historical significance. These are a few of the most significant historical events of the year.
It may surprise some that an alliance between the USSR and West could be an origin of the Cold War. However, in many respects disagreements with the USSR over a number of wartime and postwar issues certainly did little to enhance relations between East and West.
In 1917 the Bolsheviks, inspired largely be Lenin, marched on the Winter Palace and disbanded the provisional government. With this, the Bolsheviks established a new Communist regime in Russia. As such, their ideology was based on the Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Engels publis...
This article includes a brief history of communism.
This article briefly covers the rise and fall of the USSR.
In the mid-1940s the seeds for the Cold War were sewn. As the Allies met at the Yalta and Potsdam conferences, it became clear that the USSR was not entirely open to negotiation on some postwar matters discussed. As such, in the period 1945 to 1955 the Cold War between the USSR and th...
This article includes a brief postwar history of the USSR.
Truman emerged as US president after Roosevelt passed. As such, shortly before the end of the WW2. Truman's foreign policy would first be geared towards bringing a swift end to the conflict, and then settle post-war Europe.
A brief historical account of the Cold War origins during interwar period.
The Cold War began soon after the defeat of Germany and Japan in 1945. This was the period when the USSR established the Iron Curtain, or Eastern Bloc, from the Adriatic to the Baltic. Thanks to the United States' nuclear monopoly the West had the advantage during this period even tho...
The Cold War, the geopolitical tensions between the USA and USSR, was a war rooted in mistrust and ideology. Baruch said it in a 1947 speech, "[i]Let us not be deceived: we are today in the midst of a cold war.[/i]" The causes of the Cold War are varied, and it is not possible to nece...
Proxy War is AKA Cold War is very dangerous, because we do not know our friends or foe
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