Eastern Bloc Countries

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Eastern Bloc Economies - Command Economy Elements - Agricultural Collectivization
... pioneered by Joseph Stalin in the late 1920s by which Marxist-Leninist regimes in the Eastern Bloc and elsewhere attempted to establish an ordered socialist system in rural ... The Eastern Bloc possesses substantial agricultural resources, especially in southern areas, such as Hungary's Great Plain, which offered good soils and a warm climate during the growing season ... Rural collectivization proceeded differently in non-Soviet Eastern Bloc countries than it did in the Soviet Union in the 1920s and 1930s ...
Soviet Defectors - Emigration Restrictions - After The Berlin Wall
... the total net emigration from Central and Eastern Europe fell even further to 1.9 million between 1960 and 1969, 1.1 million between 1970 and 1979 ... More than 75% of those emigrating from Eastern Bloc countries between 1950 and 1990 did so under bilateral agreements for "ethnic migration", and religious minorities, such as ... Emigration from Eastern Bloc countries was as follows Emigration from Eastern Bloc countries through 1982 Country Total % of Pop Notes Albania Under 1,000 0.0% 1946–1 ...
Communist Czechoslovakia - Formation
... Eastern Bloc Soviet Socialist Republics Armenian SSR · Azerbaijan SSR Byelorussian SSR · Estonian SSR Georgian SSR · Kazakh SSR · Kirghiz SSR Latvian SSR · Lithuanian SSR Moldavian SSR ... While Beneš was not a Moscow cadre and several domestic reforms of other Eastern Bloc countries were not part Beneš' plan, Stalin did not object because the plan included ... seats) and Beneš' loyalty, unlike in other Eastern Bloc countries, the Kremlin did not require Bloc politics or "reliable" cadres in Czechoslovakian power positions, and the ...

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