# Why did V.M Molotov come up with the Molotov plan?

We know that Molotov was a prominent Russian politician, he was also instrumental in the Nazi-soviet Non- aggression Pact in the year $1939$ . So Molotov felt that the Marshall plan would weaken communist control of the European states and thus he developed the Molotov plan and thus Russian provided financial aid to those states in return for the significant controlling powers.