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1

Between 1947 and 1949 the USSR spread its..?

sphere of influence to neighbouring countries.

2

Countries like Poland and Hungary became..?

satellite states under the control of the USSR.

3

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

free elections in the countries in its sphere of influence.

4

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

choose communism however, most did not.

5

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

Fixed them

6

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

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