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(NATO), established under the North Atlantic Treaty (Apr. 4, 1949) by Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, and the United States.
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Vachnadze, Nataliia (Nato) Georgievna

 

Born June 14, 1904, in Warsaw; died June 14, 1953. Soviet film actress. People’s Artist of the Georgian SSR. Member of the CPSU from 1943.

Vachnadze first appeared in motion pictures during the 1920’s. In silent films she acted primarily in screen adaptations of Georgian literary works—for example, Nino in Arsen the Bandit (1924), based on a Georgian folk narrative poem; Nunu in At the Pillory (1924), based on Kazbegi’s novel The Patricide; and Fati in The Horseman from the Wild West (1925), based on Ninashidze’s novel Who Is to Blame? Vachnadze created lyrical and inspired roles of Georgian women and was especially successful in portraying characters of a romantic nature. Her best roles in talking motion pictures included Tamara in The Last Masquerade, (1934), Neno in Arsen (1937), and Nani in The Golden Valley (1937). Vachnadze was awarded the State Prize of the USSR in 1941 and four orders.

REFERENCE

Zhgenti, L. A. Nato Vachnadze. Tbilisi, 1967.

NATO

free-world mutual security pact against Soviet bloc. [World Hist.: Van Doren, 520]

NATO

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North Atlantic Treaty Organization, an international organization composed of the US, Canada, Britain, and a number of European countries: established by the North Atlantic Treaty (1949) for purposes of collective security. In 1994 it launched the partnerships for peace initiative, in order to forge alliances with former Warsaw Pact countries; in 1997 a treaty of cooperation with Russia was signed and in 1999 Hungary, Poland, and the Czech Republic became full NATO members
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Being realists, we must remember that relations between Russia and the North Atlantic alliance have been historically far from straightforward,'' Putin said.
As Executive Assistant to Senator Roth, who also served as President of the North Atlantic Assembly (the Parliamentary arm of NATO), Nixon worked on post-Cold War policies relating to the return of democracy in Central and Eastern Europe, as well as the expansion of the North Atlantic Alliance.
The nearest discussion of "Plan B" scenarios revolves around Turkey thinking of putting forward Article 5 before the gathering of the North Atlantic Alliance (NATO) in Chicago on the 20th and 21st of this month in order to obtain some support for either "safe corridors" or military operations, on the basis of its own security being threatened at its border with Syria.
Rather, it means that Turkey could receive the cover it seeks from the North Atlantic Alliance, after having reached the conclusion that there was absolutely no way to issue a Security Council resolution that would grand the authority to establish such corridors.
The representative of the North Atlantic Alliance has praised the work of Kazakhstan as the OSCE chairman, including settling of situation in Kyrgyzstan.
lu speaks with complete confidence in the name of Arab peoples in the Maghreb and in the Levant, on the basis of Turkey's alliance with the new forces in Tunisia, Libya and Egypt, and of its position in the North Atlantic Alliance (NATO) and with the United States.
Nevertheless, continued attacks could embarrass Ankara, a member of the North Atlantic Alliance (NATO), and harm the prestige of Turkey's deterrent force, which had succeeded in the past to rein in Damascus's support for the rebels of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK - Partiya KarkerE[logical not]n Kurdistan).
He also made it clear that Moscow's decision was based on information about the North Atlantic Alliance (NATO) preparing for a no-fly zone over certain areas of Syria, so as to provide armed fighters with the opportunity to take control of these areas under the protection and support of NATO.
The alliance with Islamists is no longer an issue of faith - it has become an issue of demanding democracy and freedoms, especially with the regression of nationalist movements and the rise of two Islamist regimes of rule in Iran and in Turkey: Iran, the archenemy competing for influence in the Gulf, supporting "dictatorship" in Syria and the "terrorism" of Hezbollah and Hamas, and opposing Israel; and Turkey, the democratic member of the North Atlantic Alliance (NATO) and ally of the Hebrew state.
Indeed, on the issue of Libya, and after the Security Council issued a resolution allowing the North Atlantic Alliance (NATO) to impose a no-fly zone on Gaddafi's airplanes and to protect Libyan civilians, with what this has entailed in terms of the balance of power on the ground shifting in favor of the rebels, Moscow has clung to efforts aimed at achieving reconciliation in Libya.
And Washington came to remind him that Syria lies geographically at the border of the North Atlantic Alliance (NATO), and that the security of certain NATO countries is connected to Syria's internal security.
At the same time, North Atlantic Alliance (NATO) forces are moving forward with their air raids on positions held by Gaddafi, and with them death and destruction continue to spread, without these raids affecting, except within narrow limits, the nature of the military balance of power.

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