THE NAZI-SOVIET NON-AGGRESSION PACT (THE RIBBENTROP-MOLOTOV PACT)

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  • HU 39964
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1939-08-23
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The Russo-German Non-Aggression Pact is signed by Vyacheslav Molotov, the Soviet Foreign Minister, under the watchful eye of Joseph Stalin. Left to right: Joachim von Ribbentrop, the German Foreign Minister; Joseph Stalin; Junior Secretary of State Gauss; the German Legation Councillor, Gustav Hilger; and German Ambassador to Moscow, Friedrich von der Schulenburg. The pact was in reality the agreement of partition of Europe between two countries.

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