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The historian explained the significance of the Potsdam conference

The Potsdam conference was a unique phenomenon in history when the world powers with different interests and values, uniting against a common enemy, easily came to a consensus at the negotiating table, said to RIA Novosti on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the beginning of the conference, the head of the scientific Department of the Russian military historical society (rvio), Yury Nikiforov.

Conference of the heads of the victorious powers in world war II took place in Potsdam in 20 kilometers from Berlin, from 17 July to 2 August 1945. The Soviet delegation was headed by Joseph Stalin, American — Harry Truman, British — first Winston Churchill and then Clement Attlee.