Nikita Krushchev and De-Stalinization
- Stalin dies in 1953
- Malenkov become Soviet leader from 1953-55
- Replaced by Nikita Kruschev in 1955
- Begins to remove any support for Stalin through De-Stalinization
- First act was to form Warsaw Pact
- It signaled less harsh treatment of the Satellite states
In 1953, Stalin died. Eventually Nikita Khrushchev came into power and removed any remaining support for Stalin by ridding the nation of any monuments of the former leader also by having less harsh treatment of the satellite states.