Under the command of legendary general Georgy Zhukov, the Soviets won a crushing victory at the batte of Khalkhin-Gol (known in Japan as the Nomonhan Incident). Defeat persuaded the Japanese to expand into the Pacific, where they saw the United States as a weaker opponent than the Soviet Union!
Read more at Wikipedia about The Battle of Khalkhin Gol
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Scientists trekking across a very little visited part of Antarctica have discovered the bizarre relic of the Soviet Union, our lovely Vladimir Lenin is dominating the South Pole of Inaccessibility. Read more