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What was Stalin’s response to the Truman doctrine?

Cominform

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What was Stalin’s response to the Marshall plan?

Comecon

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When was comecon formed?

1949

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What was the purpose of Comecon

To co-ordinate trade and industries of Eastern European countries

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What was the full name of Comecon?

Council of mutual economic assistance

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Why was Comecon formed?

So members could trade with each other rather than trading with the west

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How was the su benefiting from Comecon?

As it favoured the su most and provided it with a market to sell goods and guarantee a cheap supply of raw materials to the su

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When was cominform set up?

1947

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What was cominform?

An organisation to coordinate communist governments in Eastern Europe

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What was the full name of cominform ?

Communist information bureau

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What did cominform actually do?

Ran meetings and sent out instructions to communist governments about what the su wanted them to do

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How was the su involved in the base of cominform?

As it was originally based in Belgrade, Yugoslavia but was then moved to Bucharest, Romania in 1948 after the su expelled Yugoslavia

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Where would all cominform meme era regularly meet?

Moscow

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What was the reality of Comecon?

All decisions were made in Moscow despite it officially being a union of equal partners where members were to work together