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What caused the Cold War?

In the aftermath of World War II, the world was divided between two superpowers: the United States and the Soviet Union. This division led to a Cold War that would last for over four decades. At wartime conferences in Yalta and Potsdam, the leaders of these nations attempted to construct a peaceful post-war world – but this was thwarted by competing interests, mistrust, and broken promises...

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    The Cold War: 9 key questions (Free to read)

    The Cold War: 9 key questions (Free to read)

    To put it simply, the Cold War was a political, ideological and economic conflict that broke out in the years after the Second World War and lasted …

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    What was the USSR?

    The USSR, or the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, was a historical state that existed from 1922 to 1991 in northern Eurasia. It was the first …

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