Soviets dont like Europeans because Europeans pulled them into WWI and suffered

Soviets dont like europeans because europeans pulled

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Soviets don’t like Europeans because Europeans pulled them into WWI and suffered there; Napoleon invaded Soviets Europeans have always been against Russians Defeated Nazis and Iron Curtain fell…Europe gets divided; Soviets help countries recover from war; US helped other countries recover from war; divided Europe Russia got back all the country Lenin had to give away and now they kinda CONTROL and they became puppet states for Soviets Soviets cemented their influence in Europe and created buffer zone USSR Absorption? Some became Republics Satellites states…separate SOVEREIGN, but not independent, entities (had seat in UN seats)…states in orbit around Soviet. AKA puppet state Warsaw Pact…just like NATO article 5; invented in order to counter NATO One of the ways we helped Soviets in WWII, one of supply routes was through Iran to refuel Soviets against Nazis Lots of mistrust between former allies
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From Russian standpoint: Russia dissed after WWI; West also abandoned Spain during fascist period; West helped fight against Bolsheviks; West invaded Russia many times; NATO=aggressive ass-kickers; for 60 years, US’s army has been growing to Russia’s borders and they’re upset; Stalin convinced that West was full of BS…since ‘democratic’ US supported Saddam Hussain From Western Standpoint: Commies had started war with Finland (Finland won that war); Commies had hung out with Hitler and absorbed large parts of Eastern Europe and helped Greek commies and promoted world revolution Switzerland and Finland (on agreement from Commies-Finland war) never will be a part of NATO and never will be We were in this ideological battle with the Earth…Russia’s Sputnik was a satellite that Russians first sent to space that orbited the Earth; SCARED THE SHIT OUT OF AMERICANS; US was afraid that Soviets would drop a bomb Vietnam, Koreans, Afghanistan was a hot spot in the cold war (Commies vs. US)  proxy war; used other countries to fight our cold
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