Warsaw Pact

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The US-American controlled NATO vs. Warsaw Pact, the Warsaw Treaty Organization between the communist Soviet Union and its European puppet/satellite states, during the Cold War.

The Warsaw Pact, formally the Warsaw Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation, and Mutual Assistance, was a military alliance of the Eastern European Soviet Bloc countries intended to organize in Eastern and central Europe after 1945 in comnunist puppet-states of the Soviet Union against the rest of the world, especially against the invented 'threat' from the NATO alliance, established in 1949.



The Warsaw Pact was created in reaction to the integration of West Germany into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) following the London and Paris Conferences of 1954. The treaty was drafted by Nikita Khrushchev in 1955 and signed in Warsaw, Poland, on 14 May 1955; its members were the

These countries were all, following World War II, communist puppet-states in Eastern and central Europe except Yugoslavia and Albania. The members of the Warsaw Pact were to defend each other if one was attacked, and to maintain and expand socialism. While in East-Berlin (GDR) in 1953 and in Hungary in 1956 the Soviet Red Army crushed rebellions, in 1968 the armies of the Warsaw Pact did the same in Czechoslovakia.


East Germany withdrew from the pact following German reunification in 1990, and the Pact was officially dissolved at a meeting in Prague on 1 July 1991 following the collapse of communism in Europe.

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