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    Defining the difference between eastern and western europe

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    Is Eastern Europe a political region more than a physical one?

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    Recent historic eastern Europe, includes primarily those nations that were allied with the USSR in the Warsaw Pact, which was established in 1955 and dissolved in 1991. Prior to that there was cultural shades of "East-ness" - Certainly the spatially close to Russia were considered as such, but towards central Europe, those countries under ...

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    Answer delves into the political and socail history of why "Eastern Europe" is both a political demarcation as well as a social one.