Fun Fact: When Communist Albania Defied the Soviet Union

Fun facts about Albania

While the Soviet Union basically controlled Eastern Europe, there was a exception with Albania. They were a communist nation as well, but they sided with China after their relationship with the Soviet Union crumbled after the death of Joseph Stalin. Like China they opposed the de-Stalinization of the Soviet Union under Nikita Khrushchev. Just like China they also opposed his belief that the communist nations could peacefully co-exist with the West. Because of this, Albania lost the vast majority of Soviet aid though China would help fill the gap of what they lost.

Published by Adam (Neko Random)

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