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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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.
However, while Albania at the Cominform meeting in 1947 was included in the number of countries under "people's democracy", the Democratic Republic of Vietnam was only "adjacent" to the "anti-imperialist camp" and fighting to throw off the colonial yoke (Informacionnoe 1948, pp.
1 The international organisation of Communist parties Cominform was set up 2 Stanley Baldwin and Henry Ford died 3 Princess Elizabeth got married 4 Miracle On 34th Street was released in the UK impossipuzzles Hope was collating the pages of the report.
On its Fifth Congress held in Belgrade from July 21 to July 28 1948, the Yugoslav Communist Party rejected the qualifications of the Cominform.
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.
The Cominform, which had been created in September 1947, subjected East European leaders to political and institutional pressure toward conformity and an anti-Western foreign policy.
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).
The presence of Soviet forces in Eastern Europe after World War II, formation of Cominform (communist Information Bureau) in 1974, Soviet intervention in taking communists to power in Czechoslovakia in 1948, and the blockade of West Berlin by the Soviet Union in 1948 were some reasons that led to NATO formation.
This goes back to manner in which the regime was imposed after WW2--by local forces rather than through an external power--and to the manner in which the break with the Cominform was effected, both of which inspired pride in the regime.
On June 28, 1948 Yugoslavia was expelled from the Cominform (C0Mmunist INFORMation bureau), the umbrella organization of all communist parties led by the communist party of the Soviet Union.
En un ambiente politico convulso, jalonado por la constitucion del Cominform y la exclusion de los partidos comunistas de los gobiernos de Belgica, Italia y Francia, se reabrio el debate sobre la necesidad de desplegar un programa informativo y cultural de alcance mundial.