Southern Asia 1916
Britain's attempts to incite rebellion in its opponents' empires had been largely unsuccessful. Finally in 1916 they persuaded the ...
Somme and Brusilov Offensives
With Verdun still raging, British and French forces launched a massive attack on the Germans in the Somme while the ...
Southern Asia 1932
Formation of Saudi Arabia
The Saudi defeat of the Ikhwan in 1930 secured Ibn Saud's power in central Arabia. On 22 September 1932 ...
Southern Asia 1936
Right-wing expansionism in the 1930s - exemplified by the Japanese invasion of Manchuria, the Italian invasion of Ethiopia, and Hitler's ...
Soviet-Japanese Border Wars
The late 1930s saw international stability further deteriorate, with a Japanese invasion of China followed by the German seizure of ...
The first Soviet republics to break away were the Baltic states, whose 1940 annexation by the Soviet Union had never ...
The first republics to break away from the Soviet Union were the Baltic states, whose 1940 annexation had never been ...
Dissolution of the Soviet Union
The signing of the Belavezha Accords and secession of Russia ended all hopes of preserving Soviet power. On 25 December ...