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Transcaucasian Democratic Federative Republic

and razed 45 of their villages to the ground. Under the terms of the Armistice of Mudros, the Ottomans agreed to pull their troops out of the Transcaucasus to make way for the forthcoming British military presence. Croissant. ''Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict'', p. 15. thumb 200px right File:FIAV historical.svg 23x15px (File:Flag of the Transcaucasian Federation.svg) Flag of Transcaucasian Democratic

10,000 Armenians and razed 45 of their villages to the ground. Under the terms of the Armistice of Mudros, the Ottomans agreed to pull their troops out of the Transcaucasus to make way for the forthcoming British military presence. ref name

British Indian Ocean Territory

Cayman Islands . As of 2010, Britain maintains the School of Jungle Warfare in Brunei and a battalion of the Royal Gurkha Rifles, in addition to some aircraft of the Army Air Corps (Army Air Corps (United Kingdom)), as part of the British Military Garrison Brunei. There is also a small British military presence remaining on Diego Garcia in the British Indian Ocean Territory, as well as a refuelling station (manned by Royal Navy personnel) in the former HMNB Singapore (Singapore Naval Base) in Singapore. Defence Fuels Group Along with the remaining Amirante Islands, Desroches had been a part of the Seychelles since it became a separate colony in 1909. On November 8, 1965, the United Kingdom split Desroches from the Seychelles to become part of the newly created British Indian Ocean Territory together with Farquhar Group, Aldabra and the Chagos Archipelago, but were returned to the Seychelles with the first two. The purpose was to allow the construction of military facilities for the mutual benefit of the United Kingdom and the United States. On June 23, 1976, Desroches was returned to Seychelles as a result of it attaining independence. Criticism Some existing and proposed MPAs have been criticized by local indigenous populations, and their supporters, as impinging on land usage rights. One example of this is the proposed ''Chagos protected area'' in the Chagos Islands, contested by Chagossians deported from their homeland in 1965 by the British (United Kingdom) in the creation of the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT). According to Wikileaks CableGate documents, ref name ' WikiPedia:British Indian Ocean Territory Dmoz:Regional Asia British_Indian_Ocean_Territory Commons:British Indian Ocean Territory


in September and October. The attacks brought a British military presence from the summer of 1918, which only briefly quelled the violence, and an increase in police raids. Peter Hart. The I.R.A. and its enemies: violence and community in Cork, 1916-1923. pp. 62-63 However, there was as yet no co-ordinated armed campaign against the British presence in Ireland. 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during the reign of Severus (medium tan). Severus even briefly held a military presence in Garama in 203 (light tan). In late 202 Severus launched a campaign in the province of Africa (Africa Province). The legate (legatus) of Legio III Augusta Quintus Anicius Faustus had been fighting against the Garamantes along the ''Limes Tripolitanus'' for five years, capturing several settlements from the enemy such as Cydamus (Ghadames), Gholaia, Garbia, and their capital Germa


Russian troops coming into the area" plus the destruction of several Georgian vessels. Russian forces sink Georgian ships. On August 23, 2008, the Russians pulled out of most of Georgia following a peace deal to end the South Ossetia war. Russia has continued to keep a military presence in Poti, which they argue is within the remit of the peace agreement; many western nations on the other hand

. On October 9, 1993, a war-torn (Georgian Civil War) Georgia had to legalize the Russian military presence in the country, and lease, among other military facilities, the Poti base to the Russian navy. However, Georgia continued, though fruitlessly, to claim the vessels formerly stationed at Poti as a part of a tripartite Russo-Ukrainian-Georgian dispute (Black_Sea_Fleet#Partition of the Soviet Black Sea Fleet) over the Soviet Black Sea Fleet shares. Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty's Newsline. Vol. 1, No. 42, Part I, 30 May 1997. By September 1998, the Russian military personnel had been withdrawn from Poti to the Russian base at Batumi under a Russo-Georgian agreement signed earlier that year. Georgian Border Guards pressure Russian counterparts to leave. ''RFE RL NEWSLINE'' Vol. 2, No. 172 Part I, 7 (September 1998). Accessed on April 20, 2008. Currently, Poti is a military facility (garrison) assignment to several of Georgia’s units. These are the headquarters and main base (Military base) of the Georgian navy, a primary naval logistic support base, a station of a naval squadron, and barracks for a separate light infantry battalion of the Georgian Armed Forces. International relations Wikipedia:Poti Commons:Category:Poti, Georgia

Emirate of Transjordan

) (also known as Tawfik Pasha Abul-Huda) (1894–1956) served as prime minister of the Emirate of Transjordan from September 28, 1938 to October 15, 1944 and of Jordan from September 28, 1938 to October 15, 1944, from December 28, 1947 to April 12, 1950, from July 25, 1951 to May 5, 1953, and finally from May 4, 1954 to May 30, 1955. During his last term as Prime Minister, he tried to consolidate the power of King Hussein by holding parliamentary elections which many accused of being fraudulent. He was married to the sister of the Ottoman banker in Amman. *date of birth (both civil (Gregorian calendar) and—for Jews—the Hebrew date (Hebrew calendar) as well (voluntarily) Identity, Security and Democracy: The Wider Social and Ethical Implications, Mordini and Green, p. x. *place of birth The place name: Israel may refer to people born in the British mandate Palestine (British Mandate of Palestine) (but ''not'' in the Emirate of Transjordan) and in Israeli localities and settlements outside the "Green Line (Green Line (Israel))". *ethnicity (only in cards issued before 2005, but when the Hebrew date of birth appears, it is indicative of a Jewish origin)

Kingdom of Egypt

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Åland Islands

not be fortified. The issue was important not only for Sweden but also for the United Kingdom, which was concerned that a military presence on the islands could threaten Britain's military and commercial interests. In 1832, Russia started to fortify the islands with the great fortress of Bomarsund (Bomarsund, Åland). A combined British and French force of warships and marines captured and destroyed the fortress in 1854 as part of the campaign in the Baltic (Baltic theatre of the Crimean War) during the Crimean War. The 1856 Treaty of Paris (Treaty of Paris (1856)) demilitarized the entire Åland Islands archipelago. During the Finnish Civil War, in 1918, Swedish troops intervened as a peacekeeping force between the Russian troops stationed on the islands and "White" (Whites (Finland)) and "Red" (Finnish Socialist Workers' Republic) Finnish troops who came from Finland over the frozen sea. (Historians point out that Sweden may have in reality planned to occupy the islands.) Within weeks, the Swedish troops gave way to German troops (Baltic Sea Division) who occupied Åland by request of the "White" (conservative) Senate of Finland. left 150px thumb Åland (blue) with historical and modern provinces of Finland (yellow) juxtaposed. (File:Historical province of Åland in Finland.png) After 1917 the residents of the islands worked towards having them ceded to Sweden. In 1919 a petition (Åland status referendum, 1919) for secession from Finland and integration with Sweden was signed by 96.4% of the voters on the islands, with over 95% in favour, Åland-Inseln (Finnland), ??. Juni 1919 : Anschluss an Schweden Direct Democracy although serious questions later arose regarding this extraordinarily high figure. '''Carl Björkman''' (15 February 1873, Turku – 5 September 1948) was a politician on the Åland Islands, Finland. He was the first premier of the Government of Åland.

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