|The "Cold War" was a propaganda war ....|
First of all, there has never been a truly Communist country on our planet. A [truly] Communist Nation is comprised of Political and Economic Equals - operating collectively in the absence of: a ruling elite, the use of abusive force, or any form of obvious governmental coercion. Because of this, Communism - as clearly defined by Karl Marx [its highly theoretical creator] - cannot exist in any form of reality greater than a few dozen highly motivated individuals. For example: A Commune, or Kibbutz. This is because any large grouping of people will necessarily include some who desire far more of everything, than others.