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Between 1947 and 1949 the USSR spread its..?

sphere of influence to neighbouring countries.


Countries like Poland and Hungary became..?

satellite states under the control of the USSR.


At Yalta and Potsdam, the USSR agreed to..?

free elections in the countries in its sphere of influence.


In free elections, the USSR thought that people would..?

choose communism however, most did not.


What did the USSR do to make sure the communist party won elections?

Fixed them


What did the USSR do one the communists were in power?

Shut down opposition parties so each party became a single party state.