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During the Cold War and before the independence of her country, Ransome-Kuti travelled widely and angered the Nigerian as well as British and American governments by her contacts with the Eastern Bloc . This included her travel to the former USSR, Hungary and China, where she met Mao Zedong . In 1956, her passport was not renewed by the government because it was said that "it can be assumed that it is her intention to influence … women with communist ideas and policies." [13] She was also refused a . visa because the American government alleged that she was a communist.