Flashcards in 7. Cominform And Comecon Deck (14):
What was Stalin’s response to the Truman doctrine?
What was Stalin’s response to the Marshall plan?
When was comecon formed?
What was the purpose of Comecon
To co-ordinate trade and industries of Eastern European countries
What was the full name of Comecon?
Council of mutual economic assistance
Why was Comecon formed?
So members could trade with each other rather than trading with the west
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
When was cominform set up?
What was cominform?
An organisation to coordinate communist governments in Eastern Europe
What was the full name of cominform ?
Communist information bureau
What did cominform actually do?
Ran meetings and sent out instructions to communist governments about what the su wanted them to do
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
Where would all cominform meme era regularly meet?