Eastern Bloc

The largely Communist countries of the eastern world, especially Eastern Europe, especially in the Cold War era.

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  • Eastern bloc — noun (historical) The Communist countries of E Europe • • • Main Entry: ↑east …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Eastern Bloc —    Also known as the Soviet Bloc, the Eastern Bloc was the geopolitical region that included the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and its Eastern European satellites. At the end of World War II, the Red Army liberated much of Europe… …   Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation

  • eastern bloc — former Soviet Union and its satellite countries, union of Communist countries …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Eastern bloc, the — the group of countries including Russia, Poland, East Germany, and Czechoslovakia that were controlled by the Soviet Union until 1989 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Eastern Bloc emigration and defection — Conrad Schumann leaping over barbed wire into West Berlin on August 15, 1961, three days after construction began on the Berlin Wall[1] Eastern Bloc emigration and defection was a point of controversy during the Cold War. After Worl …   Wikipedia

  • Eastern Bloc of the FARC-EP — The Eastern Bloc of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia is considered by many to be the strongest military faction of the guerrilla group. It is divided into groups of 50 400 combatants which patrol and control different areas of Colombia… …   Wikipedia

  • Telephone tapping in the Eastern Bloc — Telephone tapping in the countries of the Eastern Bloc was a widespread method of the total surveillance of the population by the secret police.In some countries, this was open and legal. During martial law in Poland, official censorship was… …   Wikipedia

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