Warsaw Pact


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Warsaw Pact

A military pact between the Soviet Union and a number of Eastern European countries that existed between 1955 and 1991. Members of the Warsaw Pact pledged mutual defense. It was established in response to the formation of NATO and was a key alliance during the Cold War.
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This awareness was especially heightened once travel to the West became less restricted in some of the Warsaw Pact countries during the twilight years of communist rule.
It is Watts's detailed narrative of Romania's experience as a member of the Warsaw Pact that captures the reader's attention and justifies the title.
Though inviting in Russian monitors, the alliance pressed ahead with giving membership to all the other former Warsaw Pact states.
The announcement in 2005 of the Nord Stream gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea between Russia and Germany, a JV of Gazprom and EU firms bypassing countries like Poland and Lithuania, stirred fears in Central Europe by raising the possibility of Russia's pressing its former Warsaw Pact states with gas cut-offs while not disturbing richer clients to the West.
The Warsaw Pact nations vote for each other, the Balkan nations vote for each other, the Scandinavians vote for each other, and no one votes for us, apart from the Irish and they're already out after entering a stuffed turkey (they can't touch you for it, madam).
Warsaw Pact continued the winning run of trainer Philip Hobbs when making all under Richard Johnson in the novice handicap hurdle.
Of especial interest is the testimony of former deputy commander of the Warsaw Pact, Colonel-General Anatoly Mereshko, who was staff officer to the 62nd Army's commander Chuikov and one of the principal surviving witnesses to historical events.
1990 Leaders of Nato and Warsaw Pact member states signed the Charter of Paris and a treaty on the
At Uttoxeter, it should pay to give Warsaw Pact (2.
After examining 30 titles--not bad work if you can get it--the aliens in the adventure shoot-em-up Doom II were replaced with Warsaw Pact troops and set in a dusty eastern European environment.
But, being in the thick of things in Prague in August of 1968 when Czechoslovakia was invaded by the armies of the Warsaw Pact, was an experience that turned what I had read about only in newspapers into reality.
It is in itself a concrete testimony to its quality, having not only survived the budgetary storms that severely shook the defence world with the demise of the Warsaw Pact, but also to having expanded its readership to 183 nations worldwide.
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