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Peace Of Riga
The PEACE OF RIGA, also known as the TREATY OF RIGA; Polish : Traktat Ryski was signed in Riga
Riga
on 18 March 1921, between Poland
Poland
, Soviet Russia (acting also on behalf of Soviet Belarus
Belarus
) and Soviet Ukraine
Ukraine
. The treaty ended the Polish–Soviet War
Polish–Soviet War
. The Soviet-Polish borders established by the treaty remained in force until the Second World War
Second World War
. They were later redrawn during the Yalta Conference and Potsdam Conference
Potsdam Conference
. CONTENTS * 1 Background * 2 Negotiations * 3 Terms * 4 Treaty aftermath * 5 Further consequences * 6 See also * 7 Notes * 8 References BACKGROUND For more details on this topic, see Polish-Soviet War
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Partitions Of Poland
The PARTITIONS OF POLAND were three partitions of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
that took place towards the end of the 18th century and ended the existence of the state, resulting in the elimination of sovereign Poland
Poland
for 123 years. The partitions were conducted by the Russian Empire
Russian Empire
, the Kingdom of Prussia
Kingdom of Prussia
and Habsburg Austria , which divided up the Commonwealth lands among themselves progressively in the process of territorial seizures. The First Partition of Poland was decided on August 5, 1772. Two decades later, Russian and Prussian troops entered the Commonwealth again and the Second Partition was signed on January 23, 1793. Austria did not participate in the Second Partition
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Potsdam Conference
The POTSDAM CONFERENCE (German : Potsdamer Konferenz) was held at Cecilienhof
Cecilienhof
, the home of Crown Prince Wilhelm , in Potsdam
Potsdam
, occupied Germany , from 17 July to 2 August 1945. (In some older documents it is also referred to as the BERLIN CONFERENCE OF THE THREE HEADS OF GOVERNMENT OF THE USSR, USA AND UK. ) Participants were the Soviet Union , the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
, and the United States
United States
. The three powers were represented by Communist Party General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin
, Prime Ministers Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill
and, later, Clement Attlee
Clement Attlee
, and President Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman

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Tehran Conference
The TEHRAN CONFERENCE (codenamed EUREKA ) was a strategy meeting of Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin
, Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
, and Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill
from 28 November to 1 December 1943, after the Anglo-Soviet Invasion of Iran . It was held in the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
's embassy in Tehran
Tehran
, Iran . It was the first of the World War II
World War II
conferences of the "Big Three" Allied leaders (the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
, the United States
United States
, and the United Kingdom ). It closely followed the Cairo Conference
Cairo Conference
which had taken place on 22–26 November 1943, and preceded the 1945 Yalta and Potsdam conferences
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Administrative Division Of Polish Territories During World War II
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION OF POLISH TERRITORIES DURING WORLD WAR II can be divided into several phases, when territories of the Second Polish Republic were administered first by Nazi Germany (in the west) and Soviet Union (in the east), then (following German invasion of the Soviet Union ) in their entirety by Nazi Germany and finally (following Soviet push westwards) by the Soviet Union again
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Józef Piłsudski
JóZEF KLEMENS PIłSUDSKI (Polish: ( listen ); 5 December 1867 – 12 May 1935) was a Polish statesman; he was Chief of State (1918–22), "First Marshal of Poland " (from 1920), and de facto leader (1926–35) of the Second Polish Republic
Second Polish Republic
, Minister of Military Affairs . From mid- World War I
World War I
he had a major influence in Poland\'s politics , and was an important figure on the European political scene. He was the person most responsible for the creation of the Second Polish Republic
Second Polish Republic
in 1918, 123 years after it had been taken over by Russia, Austria and Prussia
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Second World War
Allied victory * Collapse of Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany
* Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires * Dissolution of the League of Nations
League of Nations
* Creation of the United Nations
United Nations
* Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers * Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more... ) PARTICIPANTS ALLIED POWERS AXIS POWERS COMMANDERS AND LEADERS MAIN ALLIED LEADERS * Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin
* Franklin D
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Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic
Coordinates : 54°00′00″N 29°00′00″E / 54.0000°N 29.0000°E / 54.0000; 29.0000 This article NEEDS ADDITIONAL CITATIONS FOR VERIFICATION . Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources . Unsourced material may be challenged and removed
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Territorial Changes Of The Baltic States
TERRITORIAL CHANGES OF THE BALTIC STATES refers to the redrawing of borders of Lithuania
Lithuania
, Latvia
Latvia
and Estonia
Estonia
after 1940. The three republics, formerly autonomous regions within the former Russian Empire and before that of former Polish - Lithuanian Commonwealth, gained independence in the aftermath of World War I
World War I
and the Russian Revolution of 1917 . After a two-front independence war fought against both Bolshevist Russian and Baltic German nationalist forces, the countries concluded peace and border treaties with Soviet Russia
Russia
in 1920
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Territorial Evolution Of Germany
The TERRITORIAL CHANGES OF GERMANY include all changes in the borders and territory of Germany
Germany
from its formation in 1871 to the present. Modern Germany
Germany
was formed in 1871 when Otto von Bismarck
Otto von Bismarck
unified most of the German states , with the notable exception of Austria , into the German Empire
German Empire
. After the First World War
First World War
Germany
Germany
lost about 10% of its territory to its neighbours and the Weimar Republic
Weimar Republic
was formed. This republic included territories to the east of today\'s German borders . The period of Nazi rule from the 1930s through the end of the Second World War brought significant territorial losses for the country
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Polish Language
POLISH (język polski, polszczyzna) is a West Slavic language spoken primarily in Poland
Poland
and is the native language of the Poles
Poles
. It belongs to the Lechitic subgroup of the West Slavic languages
Slavic languages
. Polish is the official language of Poland, but it is also used throughout the world by Polish minorities in other countries. There are over 55 million Polish language
Polish language
speakers around the world and it is one of the official languages of the European Union
European Union
. Its written standard is the Polish alphabet , which has 9 additions to the letters of the basic Latin script
Latin script
(ą, ć, ę, ł, ń, ó, ś, ź, ż). Polish is closely related to Kashubian , Silesian , Upper Sorbian , Lower Sorbian , Czech and Slovak
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Treaty On The Final Settlement With Respect To Germany
The TREATY ON THE FINAL SETTLEMENT WITH RESPECT TO GERMANY (German : Vertrag über die abschließende Regelung in Bezug auf Deutschland), or the TWO PLUS FOUR AGREEMENT (German : Zwei-plus-Vier-Vertrag; short: GERMAN TREATY), was negotiated in 1990 between the Federal Republic of Germany
Germany
and the German Democratic Republic (the eponymous "Two"), and the Four Powers which occupied Germany
Germany
at the end of World War II in Europe : France
France
, the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
, the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
, and the United States
United States
. In the treaty the Four Powers renounced all rights they held in Germany, allowing a united Germany
Germany
to become fully sovereign the following year
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Latvian–Soviet Peace Treaty
The LATVIAN–SOVIET PEACE TREATY, also known as the TREATY OF RIGA, was signed on 11 August 1920 by representatives of the Republic of Latvia and Soviet Russia . It officially ended the Latvian War of Independence . In Article II of the treaty, Soviet Russia recognised the independence of Latvia as inviolable "for all future time"
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Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
The POLISH–LITHUANIAN COMMONWEALTH, formally the CROWN OF THE KINGDOM OF POLAND AND THE GRAND DUCHY OF LITHUANIA, after 1791 the COMMONWEALTH OF POLAND, was a dualistic state , a bi-confederation of Poland
Poland
and Lithuania
Lithuania
ruled by a common monarch, who was both the King of Poland
Poland
and the Grand Duke
Duke
of Lithuania
Lithuania
. It was one of the largest and most populous countries of 16th- and 17th-century Europe. At its peak in the early 17th century, the Commonwealth spanned some 450,000 square miles (1,200,000 km2) and sustained a multi-ethnic population of 11 million
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World War II
Allied victory * Collapse of Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany
* Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires * Dissolution of the League of Nations
League of Nations
* Creation of the United Nations
United Nations
* Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers * Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more... ) PARTICIPANTS ALLIED POWERS AXIS POWERS COMMANDERS AND LEADERS MAIN ALLIED LEADERS * Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin
* Franklin D
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Riga
RIGA (/ˈriːɡə/ ; Latvian : Rīga, pronounced ( listen )) is the capital and the largest city of Latvia
Latvia
. With 639,630 inhabitants (2016), Riga
Riga
is the largest city in the Baltic states
Baltic states
and home to one third of Latvia's population. The city lies on the Gulf of Riga , at the mouth of the Daugava . Riga's territory covers 307.17 square kilometres (118.60 square miles ) and lies between one and ten metres (3 feet 3 inches and 32 feet 10 inches) above sea level , on a flat and sandy plain. Riga
Riga
was founded in 1201 and is a former Hanseatic League
Hanseatic League
member. Riga's historical centre is a UNESCO
UNESCO
World Heritage Site
World Heritage Site
, noted for its Art Nouveau
Art Nouveau
/Jugendstil architecture and 19th century wooden architecture
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