Cominform


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Cominform

(ˈkɒmɪnˌfɔːm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) short for Communist Information Bureau: established 1947 to exchange information among nine European Communist parties and coordinate their activities; dissolved in 1956
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The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan, rigged elections in Hungary, the foundation of the Cominform, and the violent regime change in Prague marked the next levels, until "by the beginning of 1948 a Cold War system of states was being established in Europe" (98).
Archives of the Federation of BiH organized an exhibition on the occasion of 70 years of the Cominform Resolution, which tells a story about this period, which was significant for former Yugoslavia.
Things got even more complicated after Stalin's "top-down" Cominform orientation, and the 1948 resolutions which ostracized Tito's Yugoslavia's "bottom up," popular front approach to local manifestations of communist party political activity in the post-WWII era.
As the leadership of the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) was increasingly falling under communist control and promulgating the Cominform line of opposition to the Marshall Plan (Carew 2000a), the CUL associated itself ever more closely with the organization, adopting its motto, "All workers, unite.
(17.) Fernando Claudin, The Communist Movement: From Comintern to Cominform, Part Two: The Zenith of Socialism, trans.
Thus, as a prolongation of the fortieth anniversary, a meeting of Cominform was held in Moscow in the presence of CP leaders from twelve socialist countries including Mao, Ho Chi Minh, Enver Hoxha, Todor Zhivkov, Janos Kadar, Walter Ulbricht, and Vladislav Gomulka.
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The conflict escalated with the Resolution of the Communist Information Bureau (Cominform) adopted on June 28 1948.
The Marshall Plan provided financial support for the countries that adopted a market economy, and the Soviet Union countered by leading the socialist bloc to establish Cominform (Communist Information Bureau), a coalition of communist parties in the East and the West.
(Levi, 1982: v) (1) In realta, per quanto riguarda l'Unione Sovietica, e non solo, il 1956 fu un anno di eventi e posizioni contraddittorie che videro Kruscev prima denunciare i crimini di Stalin (febbraio) e sciogliere il Cominform, l'apparato informativo e di coordinamento tra i partiti comunisti internazionali (aprile), poi stroncare nel sangue la rivolta operaia di Poznan in Polonia (giugno) e la rivoluzione popolare ungherese (ottobre-novembre).