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The Treaty on the Soviet-Polish border (1945)

16 Aug 1945 in Moscow signed a Treaty on the Soviet-Polish state border, which put a legal end to the nearly 30-year history of the Eastern borders of the modern Polish state.

Question about the borders of Poland that was part of the Russian Empire under the name Kingdom of Poland was raised at the Paris peace conference (1919-1920) at the end of the First world war. Victory in the war, the Entente (Britain, France, the US and its allies) agreed to consider "a temporary Eastern border of Poland", the line drawn from North to South through Grodno, Nemirov, Brest-Litovsk, ustilug of the Carpathians and on to the ethnographic principle. Land with a predominance of the Polish population was to the West of this line, and non-Polish (Lithuanian, Belarusian, Ukrainian) – to the East. However, the Polish government ignored this decision and in April 1920, the beginning of military action against the Soviet state. In the critical period, when the Red Army counterattacked, the Polish government on 10 July 1920 at a conference in the Belgian town of Spa recognized its Eastern boundary line proposed by the Entente. On 12 July 1920 the British foreign Minister Lord George Curzon appealed to the Soviet government with a proposal to end the war on condition that Poland's Eastern border will be marked in Paris on line, since known as the "Curzon line". But the Soviet government refused to Curzon mediation and insisted on direct peace negotiations with Poland.

The surrender of Japan in world war II

After the defeat of France in June 1940, Nazi Germany, the main retargeting efforts on preparations for war against the USSR decided to strengthen military-political cooperation with its major allies, Italy and Japan, and engage in aggressive block new countries – primarily European States, which border with the Soviet Union or located near it.

Essential Nazi leadership attached to their participation in the war against the Soviet Union and Japan. Longtime anti-Soviet ambitions of the Japanese militarists and the strategic position of this country allowed the German leadership to count on opening a second front in the far East. German diplomats were active in order to establish closer political and military ties with Japan. This was in line with the intentions of the Japanese ruling circles that nurtured his own expansionist plans against the Soviet Union and tried using the military successes of fascist States in Western Europe, to expand their holdings in East Asia and the Pacific.

The procedure for the elections to the Senate of Egypt

Under the current version of the Constitution of Egypt (2014), the country's Parliament is bicameral and consists of Senate (upper house) and chamber of representatives (lower house). The Senate consists of not less than 180 members. The term of office of the Senate is five years.

Elections shall be held within 60 days prior to the end of the term of the previous composition of the upper house of Parliament.

The atomic bombing of Nagasaki 9 August 1945

The city of Nagasaki is situated on the West of the island of Kyushu in Japan and is the administrative centre of the homonymous Prefecture. The city arose on the site of the fishing village, and was one of the main points you used contacts of Japan with foreign countries. During the isolation period of Japan, Nagasaki was the only port through which conducted limited trade with the Dutch and Chinese.

With the beginning of world war II, Nagasaki is not only not lost its significance as a major sea port, but also gained the important military significance because of the many industries operating in the city, first of all, shipbuilding, weapons and steel factories.

The procedure for the election of the President of Belarus

According to the Constitution of Belarus (1994), the President is head of state, guarantor of the Constitution, rights and freedoms of man and citizen.

The President can be elected a citizen of Belarus by birth at least 35 years old, eligible to vote and resident in Belarus for at least ten years immediately before the election.

Major plane crashes in the world in 2018-2020

On 7 August in the Indian city of Kozhikode made a hard landing airplane Boeing-737 of airline Air India, a flight from Dubai. On Board were 174 passengers, including 10 children, two pilots and five crew members. In the crash of the cockpit and the front part of the aircraft was completely destroyed. 16 people died, over 120 were injured.

Soviet entry into the war against Japan (1945)

Of all the coalition States, started world war II, after may 1945, continued to fight only Japan.

17 July to 2 August 1945 took place on the Berlin (Potsdam) conference of heads of government of the USSR, USA and great Britain, where, along with discussions on European issues, much attention was given to the situation in the far East.

Biography Of Vladimir Sorokin

Russian writer Vladimir Georgievich Sorokin was born on 7 August 1955 in the suburban village bulls.

In 1977 graduated from the Moscow Institute of oil and gas named after Gubkin on a speciality the engineer-mechanic.

Hiroshima day — the world day of struggle for prohibition of nuclear weapons

Hiroshima day – the world day of struggle for prohibition of nuclear weapons is annually celebrated worldwide on August 6. On this day in 1945 American aircraft were subjected to atomic bombing of the Japanese city of Hiroshima.

Preparation for combat use of the atomic bomb began in the summer of 1944. During may-June 1945 on Tinian island in the Mariana Islands archipelago in the Pacific ocean arrived American 509 th composite aviation group. July 25, 1945, U.S. President Harry Truman approved the order to bomb one of the following purposes: Hiroshima to Kokura, Niigata or Nagasaki.

The invasion of Kuwait by Iraq (1990)

In the summer of 1990, relations between Iraq and Kuwait deteriorated sharply due to disputes around oil prices.

May 30, 1990, the last day of the summit of heads of Arab States, the Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein said that some Gulf countries began to produce more oil established by OPEC quota, bringing the price of a barrel of oil fell to $ 7, while the negotiated price of a barrel of oil was 18 dollars. Saddam Hussein noted that the fall in the price of each barrel for just one dollar means the loss of Iraq one billion dollars annually. This, in his opinion, in the current economic conditions of Iraq was equivalent to "act of war".

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