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1

When was the Treaty of Rapallo signed with Germany?

1922.

2

What were the terms of the Treaty of Rapallo?

Article 1 and 2: waived claims for compensation arising from WW1.
Article 3: reopened diplomatic relations.
Article 4 and 5: mutual goodwill in commercial and economic relations.
Secret clause: allowed Germany to carry out military exercises within the USSR.

3

What did the Treaty of Rapallo show?

That Lenin was willing to remove Russia from isolation.

4

What was the Comintern originally made for?

Spreading communism to other countries.

5

What happened in 1921 with the Comintern?

Realised world wide revolution wasn't going to happen so the Comintern became completely Russia dominated.

6

When was the Treaty of Riga signed with Poland?

1921

7

Why was the Treaty of Riga signed?

To agree borders with Poland.

8

What was the Zinoviev Letter?

A fake letter by "Zinoviev" that was created to turn people against the Labour Party in England so communism spread to England.

9

What happened because of the Zinoviev letter?

Labour still won the election but relations soured between England and Russia.