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23/08/1939 The Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact is signed

The Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact was a neutrality pact between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union signed in Moscow. The pact delineated the spheres of interest between the two powers, confirmed by the supplementary protocol of the German-Soviet Frontier Treaty amended after the joint invasion of Poland.


  • Essentials 

  • Background 

  • Negotiations 

  • The secret protocol 

  • Consequences in Finland, Poland, the Baltic States and Romania 

  • Soviet–German relations during the Pact's operation 

  • Termination of the Pact 

  • Aftermath 

  • Remembrance 

  • In Popular Culture