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    1. Churchill believes the Soviet Union "desires the fruits of war and the indefinite expansion of their power and doctrines." How might those expansionist desires challenge the Western principle of national political self determination, a cause it championed during World War 2? Churchill sees one of the great threats to common people as war. After two World Wars most of Europe agreed. He also says that tyranny or lack of rights is a threat to the people. The Soviet Union and Nazi Germany were…

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     Based on Kennan’s observations, how did the Soviets expect other countries to act towards the Soviet Union post WWII period? What was the reason for this? Why did Joseph Stalin loose confidence in their alliance with the US.1 The Soviet’s from Kennan’s observations had anticipated other countries in the post WWII period to have hostility towards them. One of the key reasons for this belief, shared by the Soviets, was over their knowledge potential conflicts over ideological political views…

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    Throughout the history, there had always been an effort to achieve greater equality and well-being. However, such efforts were usually doomed to failure. One such famous case is the Soviet Union. In , George Orwell presents an effective allegory of the Soviet Union, demonstrating the slow but inevitable process of corruption within the government. In this report, I will highlight on the process of moral degradation, and how it fades the initial inspiration of the ideal society. First, let’s see…

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    1. Considering the period 1953 to 1991, analyze the problems within the Soviet Union that contributed to the eventual collapse of the Soviet system. Starting in 1953 the downfall of the Soviet Union began with the death of Joseph Stalin, dictator of Soviet Union from 1924 to 1953. Stalin started his leadership as Communist leader, but over time turned the Soviet government into a dictatorship. After his death, Communist Party leaders did not know what to do with the government which created…

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    The former part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), the Russia has been an independent nation since 1991 after collapse of communistic regime. Russia is the largest country in the world. Her square cover more than one-eighth of the Earth 's inhabited land area. Russia is also the most populous country with nearly 144 million people in November 2014. Russia has borders contiguous with many Asian and European countries. A large area occupied by Russia gives it certain advantages.…

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    will be over the reason why Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union in 1941 and how that decision ensured that Germany lost WW2 saving us from a very different Europe today. In 1941 Nazi Germany had in the past 2 years conquered much of Europe and it looked like Germany would rule Europe.They made the fatal decision then to invade Russia in a war that would lead to their downfall.In June 1941 then over 3 million German troops invaded the Soviet Union in the largest invasion in human history and…

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    Why Soviet Union entered WW2 On September 1st, 1939, the World War II started by Germany's attack to Poland. The World War II ended on September 2nd, 1945 by Japanese's surrender. Soviet Union entered the World War II on June 22nd, 1941, and joined Allies. I believe there are three reasons to support why Soviet Union entered the World War II. These three reasons are Molotov-Ribbentrop pact, want more territories, and Hitler attacked Soviet Union. The first reason is that on 23 August…

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    Stalin took over. He was very brutal to the country, and the Soviet Union was unprepared for the extreme violence and oppression. Stalin used his brutality to achieve political arms. Everyone was so terrified of Stalin that they never stood up to him, in fear of what would happen to them if they did. Then, Stalin became scared of Russia, since they became a major part of the global market. Stalin felt that he had to push the Soviet Union into the Industrial Age, so he created the Five Year Plan.…

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    the Soviet Union after the death of Vladimir Lenin. From the beginning Stalin, had a clear vision of the direction the Soviet Union had to take. To Stalin, the answer to strengthen Russia was rapid industrialization. After all, Marxist theory ordained that a socialist society must be highly industrialized with an overwhelming preponderance of workers. Stalin’s rapid industrialization brought many failures that particularly affected peasants the most, but it also came to be one of the Soviet…

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    The Soviet Union controlled most, if not all, of the countries in eastern Europe. Soviet troops were stationed all over eastern and parts of central europe due to warfare with Germany during World War 11 . Agreements at the Yalta conference gave the Soviets dominance over these countries, in which they manipulated the people and organized communist governments. United States witnessing Soviet control over eastern countries and the violation of the Yalta agreement decided to embark a containment…

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