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I have to write a paper on why the soviets are to blame for the cold war (just the soviets-not anythings about why the us was to blame) and I keep reading about the yalta conference and that stalin refused to allow free elections in Eastern Europe.but i don't understand how it relates to the cold war. did it escalate tension or something?

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  1. See this thread:
    http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1243266198

    posted by Writeacher
  2. Yes, the Yalta Conference and Stalin's refusal to allow free elections was a part of the reason for the Cold War. Check these sites for other reasons.

    http://www.essortment.com/all/effectswhatcau_mmy.htm

    http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/causes%20of%20the%20cold%20war.htm
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    http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/coldwar.htm

    posted by GuruBlue

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