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What are 2 consequences of the marshall plan briefly explained?

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Funding was provided mainly to Western Europe which created a wider divide between east and west as Stalin prevented Eastern European countries accepting the aid. Soviets set up COMECON as a result of this. It was supposed to help stop countries in the Soviet sphere from slipping towards America’s influence and so started and continued an economic stand off that the Soviets ultimately couldn’t match.