Warsaw Pact

Warsaw Pact in Europe

Description of Warsaw Pact

The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes warsaw pact in the following terms: [1] The mutual defence treaty, lasting from 1955 to 1991, which gave the Soviet Union the pretext to station troops throughout the Iron Curtain countries, so ensuring its domination until the sudden collapse of East European communism. (See also Brezhnev Doctrine.)

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Notas y References

  1. Based on the book “A Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union from Aachen to Zollverein”, by Rodney Leach (Profile Books; London)

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