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World War II

Soviet–Japanese Neutrality Pact

Sunday Apr 13, 1941
Moscow, U.S.S.R. (Present Day Moscow, Russia)

With the Soviets wary of mounting tensions with Germany and the Japanese planning to take advantage of the European War by seizing resource-rich European possessions in Southeast Asia, the two powers signed the Soviet–Japanese Neutrality Pact in April 1941.


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