Chapters 9 and 10.docx - Eastern Europe The bookended region Between west and Russia Devolution Buffer zone Diverse Transition Climate Continental o

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Eastern Europe The bookended region Between west and Russia Devolution Buffer zone Diverse Transition Climate Continental o Colder in winters hotter in summers Land Situation Landlocked Culture club Sandwiched between two culturally rich states Many religions Shatter belt Devolution Historically Team west o Austria o Prussia o Russian o Ottoman World War 1 Ottoman started devolution o Bosnia o Albania o Kosovo Austria-Hungarian next Russia was demolished Germany lost Russian territory o Estonia o Latvia o Lithuania o Poland o Ukraine World War 2
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Russia became Soviet Union Pact of non-aggression The cold war (192-) 60 years Russia wanted to claim lost territories o Estonia o Latvia o Lithuania o Poland o Ukraine Wanted buffer zone o Communist elections Some territories rejoined USSR Parts of Poland went to Lithuania and ukranian Republics of the USSR o Moldova o Estonia o Latvia o Lithuania
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