Flashcards in Foreign Relations Under Lenin, 1917-1923 Deck (9):
When was the Treaty of Rapallo signed with Germany?
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.
What did the Treaty of Rapallo show?
That Lenin was willing to remove Russia from isolation.
What was the Comintern originally made for?
Spreading communism to other countries.
What happened in 1921 with the Comintern?
Realised world wide revolution wasn't going to happen so the Comintern became completely Russia dominated.
When was the Treaty of Riga signed with Poland?
Why was the Treaty of Riga signed?
To agree borders with Poland.
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.