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How were the leaders of the Soviet Union able to retain power in Poland and Eastern Europe for more than forty years without the consent of the governed?

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The leaders of the Soviet Union were able to retain power throughout Eastern Europe by military force. Forces were sent to Eastern European countries to settle rebellions and prevent nations from attempting to break out of Soviet domination. Their military strength allowed them to dominate the region without the consent of the governed.

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