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What Is The Spanish Civil War?

The Civil War began in July 1936 in Spain when a group calling itself the nationalists, led by General Francisco Franco, used violence to overthrow the leftist government of the Spanish Republic. Like Hitler, Franco admired Benito Mussolini’s dictatorship in Italy, and he strove to create a Spain modeled on Mussolini’s fascist dictatorship. The nationalist-led

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What Is The Nazino Affair?

The disastrous situation on Nazino Island ended for the Soviet authorities at the beginning of June when the settlement was dissolved and the surviving 2,856 deported were transferred to a smaller settlement on the other side of the Nazina River, so that 157 deportees could not be relocated from the island for health reasons. The

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