Anglo-Soviet Treaty of 1942

The Twenty-Year Mutual Assistance Agreement Between the United Kingdom and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics established military and political alliance between the USSR and the British Empire during World War II, and for 20 years after it. The treaty was signed in London on May 26, 1942 by British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden and by Soviet foreign minister Vyacheslav Molotov.

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British Empire was the largest empire in history and for a substantial time was the foremost global power. It was a product of the European age of discovery, which began with the maritime explorations of the 15th century, that sparked the era of the European colonial empires.
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Allied powers:
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 United Kingdom
 China
 France
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 Italy
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Sovereign state United Kingdom
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May 26 is the 1st day of the year (2nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 0 days remaining.

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Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, commonly referred to as the Foreign Secretary, is a member of the British Government responsible for relations with foreign countries, heading the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
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Robert Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon, KG, MC, PC (12 June 1897 – 14 January 1977) was a British politician who was Foreign Secretary for three periods between 1935 and 1955, including World War II and Prime Minister from 1955 to 1957.
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Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov (Russian: Вячесла́в Миха́йлович Мо́лотов,
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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is a radio and communications organization funded by the United States Congress. It was founded in 1950 by the National Committee for a Free Europe.
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