How was Eastern Europe impacted by the Cold War?
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In this regard, how was Eastern Europe affected by the cold war?
Stalin led the USSR to victory over Nazi Germany and oversaw the establishment of hardline communist regimes in postwar Central and Eastern Europe. The Soviet Union dominated Central and Eastern Europe during the Cold War. It was dissolved af- ter the communist regimes collapsed at the end of the Cold War.
Likewise, how did Eastern and Western Europe differ during the Cold War? During the Cold War, the Europe was split up into two, Western Europe and West Berlin, supported by United States, Great Britain, and France, and Eastern Europe controlled by Soviet Union. However, in Eastern Europe, the government is only communism in the satellite states, controlled by Soviet Union.
Subsequently, one may also ask, how did the Cold War affect European countries?
The period of the Cold War transformed the European continent between the late 40's to the early 90's. However the Marshall plan demonstrated the first real divide in Europe as the Soviet Union forbade nations in it sphere of influence to accept marshal aid.
How was the Warsaw Pact related to the Cold War?
It was the Communist counteraction to NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization). The Warsaw Pact came to be seen as quite a potential militaristic threat, as a sign of Communist dominance, and a definite opponent to American capitalism. The signing of the pact became a symbol of Soviet dominance in Eastern Europe.