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date: 17 September 2019

Cold War 

A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

Christopher Riches,

Jan Palmowski

A term coined by *Baruch in 1947 to describe the emerging tensions between the Soviet Union, and the Eastern European states under its influence on the one hand, and the USA and its Western European allies on the other. The tensions had been apparent ever since the division of occupied Germany into four zones and the beginning of Soviet administration in Eastern Europe, and was intensified by the ... ...

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