Other events of 1948
Timeline of Soviet history
Joseph Stalin sends the first advisers to China in an effort to repair the economic damage brought on by years of civil war.
At the request of Mao Zedong, Joseph Stalin Sends railroad construction expert I.V. Kovalev with a team of 300 engineers and laborers to repair deteriorated or destroyed Manchurian railways.
March 10 - Extreme restrictions are placed on German traffic from the Soviet Zone into Berlin.
June 24 - The Soviets implement a total blockade of all ground and water transport into or out of Berlin. The blockade will last nearly a full year, ending May 12, 1949.
1948 in the Soviet Union Wikipedia
The following lists events that happened during 1948 in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.