Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

The Great War

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Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

World War I in Europe and the Russian Revolution (20 March 1918)

Historical Map of Europe and the Mediterranean

With Russia helpless against the German advance, Lenin was forced to pay a high price for peace. On March 6, 1918, he signed the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, effectively recognizing German dominance over the previously Russian territories of eastern Europe.

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