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Why did Stalin not trust Churchill?

Churchill was a strong anti communist
Churchill called for foreign intervention against the Bolsheviks in 1918


What spheres of influences were decided by Stalin and Churchill in the percentages agreement?

Romania - Russian 90% British 10%
Greece - britain and usa 90% Russia 10%
Yugoslavia and Hungary - 50/50 split between West and russia
Bulgaria - Russia 75% Britain america - 25%


Why did Stalin ant a buffer zone?

Russia had been invaded in 1915, 1918 and 1945


What did Stalin's speech in February 1946 include?

the dangers of capitalism
used this to justify 3 new 5 year plans


What were Stalin's mistakes?

Berlin Blockade led to a capitalist west Germany and the creation of NATO
Stalin didn't expect the USA to get involved in Korea