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Unformatted text preview: Souviet Russia (No natural barriers)- could ride from China to Paris on horse back. - This means Russia doesn’t have geographic advantages.- Russia is big so that’s an advantage. The Russians want to kill Hitler and napoleon with winter and distance. Distance- far away from Moscow. You must travel and do it before winter sets in but you cant do it till spring ends. You can invade beginning in may (mud) December (winter). You have a limited time period to get to Russia. Russias large size protects you. The zars and soviets always want to push the starting point further out.- At the same time this makes internal cohesion difficult. - No natural barriers means that neighbors could invade them.- Nonagression pact- Tactically temporarily your friend but they ca never eally be friends because theyre enemies at heart.- Zar- Lenin, marx. Both view capitalism as the highest stage of economic development.-...
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2008 for the course PLS 362 taught by Professor Stein during the Winter '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Winter '08