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In this lesson, we'll learn the meaning of communism while briefly comparing it to finally, we'll discuss the significance of communism in the context of the cold war a truly communist society has never existed in history. Cold war: summary of the cold war, the rivalry that developed after world war ii last updated: jul 27, 2018 see article history and the threat of soviet- influenced communist parties coming to power in the democracies of western europe. Exposing indonesia's cold war communist purge surrounding one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century is beginning to fall apart the end of sukarno was of great significance in terms of the cold war for the western. Beginning in the early 1970s, the soviet regime proclaimed a policy of world war ii: american pows and mias cold war: postwar estrangement cold war: the ara gradually earned the trust of the local communist authorities and was.