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6 At Stalin’s behest, the communist parties gradually solidified their hold through the determined use of what the Hungarian Communist Party leader Mátyás Rákosi called ‘salami tactics’. 7 By the spring of 1948, ‘People’s Democracies’ were in place all over east-central Europe, ready to embark on Stalinist policies of social transformation. Stalin’s unwillingness to tolerate dissent was especially clear in his policy toward Yugoslavia, which had been one of the staunchest post-war allies of the Soviet Union.

35–51. This point is well illustrated by the documents contained in ‘Stranitsy istorii: Konflikt, ktorogo ne dolzhno bylo byt’’, pp. 57–63. See also ‘Krupnoe porazhenie Stalina – Sovetsko-yugoslavskii konflikt 1948–1953 godov: prichiny, posledstviya, uroki’, Moskovskie novosti (Moscow), 27 (2 July 1989), pp. 8–9. N. S. Khrushchev, ‘Vospominaniya’ (typescript, Moscow, 1965–69), vol. IV (‘Vzaimootnosheniya s sotsialisticheskimi stranami’), p. 20e. On the military plans, see Bela Kiraly, ‘The Aborted Soviet Military Plans against Tito’s Yugoslavia’, in Wayne S.

1998), pp. 163–215. , p. 210 on total casualties. 17 Veljko Miˇcunovic´, Moskovske godine, 1956–1958 (Zagreb: Liber, 1977), p. 156. Miˇcunovic´ was the Yugoslav ambassador in the Soviet Union during the 1956 crises. 18 ‘Memorandum from the Director of Central Intelligence to the President’, 20 November 1956 (Secret), in US Department of State, Foreign Relations of the United States, 1955–1957, vol. XXV (Eastern Europe), pp. 473, 475. 19 On the sources of the Beijing–Moscow dispute, see Mark Kramer, ‘Sino-Soviet Relations on the Eve of the Split’, Cold War International History Bulletin, 6–7 (Winter 1995–96), pp.

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