The differing political systems, war devastation, and the disagreements over rebuilding europe were main causes of the cold war slide 2 of 3 the three leaders of the allied forces, fdr, churchill, and stalin gathered in yalta in february of 1945 to discuss the future of europe, especially germany. The historical position known as the orthodox or traditional view generally holds that the soviet union was responsible for the cold war it states that the soviets were inevitably expansionist due to their suspicion of the west and their marxist theory which advocated the need to spread. Joseph stalin (born cold war era estimates for the total number of deaths under stalin have been as high as 60 stalin's was responsible for about 6-9.
Stalin only holds a half of the blame for the start of the cold warthere were a lot of contributing factors which came from the usa ussr and gb (france did not play such a big role in the origin of the cold war. Some say stalin was because of his bad behaviour was the primary cause others say truman because he was convinced from the very beginning that stalin planned to take over countries base solely by the fact that there was communist parties present in them countries like france and italy are perfect examples of this. Why was the ussr at fault for the cold war - stalin had desired to dominate the world under communism they would all punish the individuals who were responsible. Joseph stalin in causes of the cold war back next joseph stalin (1878-1953) was the leader of the soviet communist party from 1922 until his death in 1953.
How did stalin and the ussr cause the cold war by 1949 war criminals responsible for genocide would be punished and that the ussr would enter the war against. If stalin and mao did not start to fund and are revolutionaries, and ramp up expansionist aggression - the cold war would not have happened the cold war was a response to communist aggression is proposition that holds true despite revisionist crap. The cold war was caused by the military expansionism of stalin and his successors the american response was basically a defensive reaction.
I think the cold war was composed fundamentally of three initial ingredients: stalin's paranoia which grew more and more powerful and dangerous over the years (1), the growing strength and presence of the nkvd later the kgb which manifested that paranoia(2) and soviet expansion through military means. Joseph stalin was responsible for heinous acts such as the killing and exiling of millions of farmers who opposed his measures to seize and institutionalize agriculture in the soviet union during world war ii, stalin also invaded and subjugated several countries in northern and eastern europe. Most historians agree that stalin and the ussr must take responsibility for the outbreak of this war, in an attempt to spread communism the cold war was not a 'hot war' and therefore much.
How far was the ussr responsible for the outbreak of the cold war of war in them however, it was stalin's bolshoi speech that persuaded kennan to send off the. The blame for the cold war must lie on both sides, but on one more than the other and on events that neither side could control when looking at a conflict like the cold war, where events were shaped by one side acting and the other side reacting in a similar manner, the idea that both sides were equally responsible seems quite attractive. Which of these countries was most responsible for the cold war - usa or ussr both usa and ussr contributed to the slow evolvement of the cold war, although i would accuse the ussr of being the more responsible of the two parties stalin's initial paranoid suspicions of the west gave him the need.
How was khrushchev different from stalin the cia participated in the cold war by what was huac responsible for. Nikita khrushchev (1894-1971) led the soviet union during the height of the cold war, serving as premier from 1958 to 1964 though he largely pursued a policy by the time stalin died in march. Stalin's absolute insistence upon soviet domination of eastern europe following the war's end was not entirely without justification in stalin's view, only soviet control of the nations of eastern europe, including east germany, could ensure that there would not be another repeat.