The tournament was awarded to the former Warsaw Pact were narrowly beaten.
What does WP stand for?
WP stands for Warsaw Pact
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Carlos the Jackal is among the most prominent international terrorists who entered Bulgaria prior to 1991, Bulgaria's Deputy Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov announced, citing data from the former Warsaw Pact intelligence data system, aka SOUD.
On the other hand, it behaved internationally as a maverick state that often defied the foreign policy positions of Moscow and even withdrew from the Warsaw Pact command structure after the invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968.
NATO, the world's most powerful military alliance, was formed in 1949 as a counterweight to the Soviet Union, Washington's Cold War foe, and the countries that became the Warsaw Pact six years later.
NATO, the world's most powerful military alliance, was formed in 1949 and has since grown to 28 members after absorbing many former Warsaw Pact foes.
1991: The Warsaw Pact formally ceased to exist as a military force when Soviet commanders surrendered their powers.
The announcement in 2005 of the Nord Stream gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea between Russia and Germany, a JV of Gazprom and EU firms bypassing countries like Poland and Lithuania, stirred fears in Central Europe by raising the possibility of Russia's pressing its former Warsaw Pact states with gas cut-offs while not disturbing richer clients to the West.
Looking back through August 2008 eyes, many commentators now seem to treat the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia 40 years ago this week as a primarily geopolitical event.