The Nazi-Soviet Pact
of August 23, 1939 is one of the most notorious diplomatic arrangements of all time.
These caused disruptions within VOKS simultaneously with a decline in the demand for its services from foreign intellectuals, a decline that reached its nadir with the signing of the Nazi-Soviet pact
However, he cannot airbrush the Great Terror's victims out of history any more than he can pretend the Nazi-Soviet pact
The bombshell announcement of the Nazi-Soviet Pact
in August 1939 abruptly shattered that illusion.
the signing of the Nazi-Soviet Pact
, the occupation regimes they
Following the Nazi-Soviet pact
just before the outbreak of World War II, the Soviets had seized control of eastern Poland while the Germans took the west.
But the archives confirm he passed no information of great importance to the Soviets and that he ended his contact after three years because he was so sickened by the Nazi-Soviet pact
Although the Nazi-Soviet Pact
did not last long -- Germany invaded Russia in 1941 -- for Poland there was no way out.
I consider the Fraybayt's main disputes with the anti-communist camp on some contentious issues from that era, including: support of the Popular Front itself; the Arab riots in Palestine in 1936; support for the Soviet Union; the International Yiddish Culture Congress of 1937; and the Nazi-Soviet Pact
of 1939, which effectively brought the Popular Front era to an end.
Later at a wreath-laying ceremony, Mr Kaczynski blamed the Nazi-Soviet pact
- signed a week before Poland's invasion - for the deaths of 50 million people.
He appeared to be referring to the resolution s assertion that both regimes brought about genocide and war crimes, and its call to establish a Europe-wide memorial day on August 23, the anniversary of a notorious Nazi-Soviet pact
But, being realists, and having the Nazi-Soviet pact
as a model, they would have opened negotiations with both the eastern and the western allies.