Buffer zones and Satellite states
- buffer zone: friendly states that separate hostile nations.
- North Korea between China and Russia for example.
- Satellite states: Eastern Bloc countries between Russia and West Europe
- Satellite states for Russia include Poland, Hungary, Romania, etc.
A number of countries were previously classified as Buffer zones and Satellite States. Buffer zones were friendly states that separated hostile nations for example, North Korea between China and Russia. Additionally, satellite states were the eastern bloc countries between Russia and west Europe which included: Poland, Hungary, and Romania.