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  Yalta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Yalta (Ukrainian: Ялта, Russian: Ялта, Crimean Tatar: Yalta) is a city in Crimea, southern Ukraine, on the north coast of the Black Sea.
Yalta and the rest of Crimea was captured by the Ottoman Empire in 1475, which made it a semi-independent subject territory under the rule of the Crimean Khanate.
Yalta was annexed by the Russian Empire in 1783, along with the rest of Crimea, sparking the Russo-Turkish War, 1787-1792.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yalta   (596 words)

 Yalta Conference - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Yalta Conference, sometimes called the Crimea Conference and codenamed the Argonaut Conference, was the wartime meeting from February 4, 1945 to February 11, 1945 between the heads of government of the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union — Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin, respectively.
The conference was held in Yalta, a resort town on the Crimean peninsula in the Soviet Union (now in Ukraine).
Yalta was the last great conference before the end of the war and the last trip Roosevelt took abroad.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yalta_Conference   (1738 words)

 Yalta Conference - MSN Encarta
Yalta Conference, World War II meeting (February 4-11, 1945), of United States President Franklin Roosevelt, Prime Minister Winston Churchill of Britain, and Premier Joseph Stalin of the USSR.
The conference was held in the vicinity of Yalta, Crimea, in Ukraine.
A communique, known as the Yalta Declaration, was issued by the conference on February 11.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761560423/Yalta_Conference.html   (305 words)

 Yalta. History.
Today's Yalta developed on the place of the Tauri settlement, which was near the former village of Chehovo in I century A.D. Not far from the town archaeologists found things referring to the Stone and Bronze Ages.
In the old part of Yalta, on the slope of Polikurovsky Hill and in suburbs of the town there were found the "stone boxes" - burial grounds of the Tauri, ancient inhabitants of the southern coast.
From the beginning of the XV century Yalta together with others lands of the southern coast was included in the feudal princedom of Feodoro, inhabited by people of the Сhristian religion.
www.yalta.com.ua /yalta_engl/y_history0_e.html   (381 words)

 Yalta Conference - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
YALTA CONFERENCE [Yalta Conference] meeting (Feb. 4-11, 1945), at Yalta, Crimea, USSR, of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin.
The Yalta conferees confirmed the policy adopted at the Casablanca Conference of demanding Germany's unconditional surrender.
The Yalta agreements were disputed even before the Potsdam Conference later in 1945.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/y/yaltac1on.asp   (543 words)

 CLIA - Cruise Line International Association
Yalta is an extraordinary destination that is perfect for a cruising vacation.
Set against the Black Sea, Yalta was settled hundreds of years ago, and the region is, in fact, so old that we cannot pinpoint exactly when the first inhabitants of the land lived here.
The modernization of Yalta began in the early 19th century, and the official town came into existence in 1883.
www.cruising.org /planyourcruise/wwdest/overview.cfm?recordID=226   (424 words)

 Yalta Conference
Yalta is an ancient city on the shore of the Black Sea, where an historic document was signed.
Compounding the pressure at Yalta was the tense undercurrent of distrust of Stalin by Churchill.
An intriguing and nationally significant story of the Yalta Conference is the attendance at Yalta of Alger Hiss, who was working for the State Department's Director of the Office of Special Political Affairs, a policy-making office that concentrated on postwar planning for international organization, (He will later become director of the Office).
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h2072.html   (1630 words)

 Yalta travel guide - Wikitravel
Yalta is a city in the Crimea in the Ukraine.
It was host to Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt for the Yalta Conference in 1945, in which they reportedly planned the division of Europe at the end of World War II.
There is a good view of the Black Sea and Yalta from the palace grounds.
wikitravel.org /en/Yalta   (497 words)

 The Yalta Betrayal - Best Resource on FDR
At Teheran there were signs of loss of memory." At Yalta he could neither think consecutively nor ex- press himself coherently."*47* This was the man who in the course of a decade, had made it sufficiently clear that advisers of a strong contrary opinion were not welcome.
Ignorance and Treason Set Yalta Stage Now, Roosevelt hoped, he would complete his immortal work, a permanent peace organization, by convincing the Kremlin thug that the President of the United States was a freehanded, noble, magnanimous gentleman.
Yalta Apologias Don't Stand Up THE FINALITY of the Yalta surrender -- in exchange for protocoled promises and United Nations generalities, neither of which the Soviet government at any time took seriously -- cannot be disputed.
www.geocities.com /Pentagon/6315/yaltabet.html   (12878 words)

 Yalta Conference
At Yalta, the decision at Teheran to form a United Nations organization was confirmed.
Franklin D. Roosevelt did not agree and the decision of the USA Military commander, General Dwight Eisenhower, to head south-east to Dresden, ensured that Soviet forces would be the first to reach Berlin.
It was immediately obvious at Yalta, however, that the treaty and the friendly words exchanged over it by the diplomats had not changed in any degree Marshal Stalin's opinion on the contribution of France to the war.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /2WWyalta.htm   (1879 words)

 Yalta - Facts from the Encyclopedia - Yahoo! Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Picturesquely situated near the seashore, Yalta is on the site of an ancient Greek colony.
It is the largest resort in the Crimea, with numerous hotels, sanatoriums, and tourist and rest homes—many of which were built as villas by the nobility before the Russian Revolution.
Nearby is the town and palace of Livadiya, where Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin met in Feb., 1945 (see Yalta Conference).
messenger.yahooligans.com /reference/encyclopedia/entry/Yalta   (122 words)

 Worldandnation: Bush: Yalta led to repression that still must be addressed
Bush singled out the 1945 Yalta agreement signed by Roosevelt in a speech during the second day of a five-day trip focused on Monday's celebration in Moscow of the 60th anniversary of Nazi Germany's defeat.
The Yalta agreement, signed during a meeting in Crimea, in the Soviet Union, carved up post-World War II Europe and left some countries behind the Iron Curtain.
Bush said the Yalta agreement followed in the "unjust tradition" of other war pacts that carved up the continent and left millions in oppression.
www.sptimes.com /2005/05/08/Worldandnation/Bush__Yalta_led_to_re.shtml   (926 words)

 What really happened at Yalta. By David Greenberg - Slate Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Many of the agreements the Big Three reached at Yalta were relatively uncontroversial: The Allies decided to demand unconditional surrender from Germany, to carve up the country into four zones for its postwar occupation, and to proceed with plans to set up the United Nations.
He's right in his general point: all three pacts (Munich, Molotov-Ribbentrop, and Yalta) were negotiated to serve the interests of the powerful nations that brokered them, and all three disposed of the fate of weaker nations without awarding them a seat at the bargaining table.
Munich and Yalta, on the other hand, were part of a very different unjust tradition: the tendency of democratic nations to "appease" warmongers and tyrants, even at the expense of their honor and ideals.
slate.msn.com /id/2118394   (2108 words)

 WJLA - Famous Grandsons Debate 1945 Yalta Summit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The grandsons of World War II leaders Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Josef Stalin debated the merits of the Yalta conference Saturday, 60 years after the critical wartime summit that drew borders for the division of Europe and the Cold War.
The Yalta conference took place as Stalin's army was poised for the final attack on Berlin after occupying Poland.
Dzhugashvili said the divisions made at Yalta were fair because of the sacrifices by the Soviet Union in defeating Germany.
www.wjla.com /headlines/1005/265155.html   (651 words)

 Yalta Conference: 1945
The conference at Yalta held in the Crimea on February 4-11, 1945 brought together the Big Three Allied leaders.
The main purpose of Yalta was the re-establishment of the nations conquered and destroyed by Germany.
The Yalta Conference agreed to divide Germany into zones controlled by each of the three nations present.
www.thenagain.info /WebChron/World/YaltaConf.html   (236 words)

eated in a natural vineyard-ringed amphitheater of mountains, Yalta is a dramatically handsome resort on the southern tip of Crimea.
Yalta will always be a favored destination with its mild climate, lush green landscape and rugged beaches.
The meeting became known as the Yalta conference and was probably one of the 20th Century's most important historical events.
co.net /travel/yalta.htm   (137 words)

YALTA SEA TRADE PORT, founded in 1833, is situated in the central part of the town of Yalta, a big international tourist centre.
There is a plan to carry out in 1999 reconstruction of the passenger terminal, then the Port will be able to receive ships with max 260m loa and 9.5m d.
The Port is also planning to build a hotel and business centre in the historical centre of Yalta (the Embankment).
www.ceebd.co.uk /ceebd/yasco.htm   (390 words)

 Yalta, Ukraine  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Located on the southern coast of the Crimean Peninsula, on the Black Sea, Yalta is an important health and vacation resort.
In the early 19th century the newly founded town became a favorite resort of the tsars and nobility.
In February 1945, during World War II, nearby Livadiya Palace (1911) was the scene of the Yalta Conference.
www.galenfrysinger.com /yalta_ukrania.htm   (104 words)

 The Cold War Begins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Yalta conference is often cited as the beginning of the Cold War.
Text of the Protocol of the Yalta Proceedings as published March 25, 1945 from Byrd archive.
The criticism of Yalta is discussed in Alan Theoharis, The Yalta Myths: An Issue in U.S. Politics, 1945-1955 (New York, 1970).
history.acusd.edu /gen/20th/coldwar1.html   (593 words)

 The Blog | Arthur Schlesinger Jr.: Yalta Delusions | The Huffington Post
The Yalta conference in February 1945 produced, according to President Bush, "one of the greatest wrongs of history." The Yalta agreements "followed in the unjust tradition of Munich and the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact.…Once again, when powerful governments negotiated, the freedom of small nations was somehow expendable."
The Declaration stands as the refutation of the myth, given new currency by the president of the United States, that Yalta caused or ratified the division of Europe.
It was the deployment of armies, not negotiating concessions, that caused the division of Europe.
www.huffingtonpost.com /theblog/archive/2005/05/yalta-delusions.html   (388 words)

 Photo from the Yalta Conference: Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin
Reports from the Yalta Conference said that he was so tired from the deliberations that he could not stand up.
This was part of the deal which Roosevelt had made with Stalin at Yalta to divide Europe.
Yalta & Hiroshima The Causes of the War
www.ishipress.com /yalta.htm   (921 words)

 Arthur Herman on Yalta on National Review Online
President Bush never mentioned Yalta in his inaugural address or in his State of the Union speech; but the truth is that his vision of the future means undoing what happened at that meeting 60 years ago.
Happily, two parts of Yalta's legacy — the Cold War and a Russian empire in Eastern Europe —; are already history.
Churchill left Yalta in a state of despair, and Roosevelt and advisers such as Harry Hopkins in a state of euphoria.
www.nationalreview.com /comment/herman200502110737.asp   (888 words)

 WJLA - Grandsons Debate 1945 Yalta Conference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Yalta conference took place as Stalin army was poised for the final attack on Berlin after occupying Poland.
"Nobody got what they wanted from Yalta except the Russians, who were in a position to get it," Curtis Roosevelt, an educator and former United Nations diplomat, said during meeting of the grandsons at a debate at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands.
Dzhugashvili said the divisions made at Yalta were fair because of the sacrifices made by the Soviet Union in defeating Germany.
www.wjla.com /headlines/1005/265108.html   (645 words)

 Welcome To Yalta 2005!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
May 9th, 2005 is Victory Day, a national holiday in the Ukraine, Russia, and many European countries.
It is also the 60th Anniversary of the Yalta Conference, a historic international meeting that marked the beginning of the United Nations and the end of Nazi Germany.
Join us as we remember fallen WWII comrades, participate in the celebration and festivities and enjoy the beauty of the historic sea-side resort of Yalta and the warm hospitality of it's people.
www.yalta05.com   (77 words)

 Yalta and Potsdam
During the War, Britain and the USA were allies of the Soviet Union but the only thing that united them was their hatred of Germany.
At Potsdam, the Allies met after the surrender of Germany (in May 1945) to decide the post-war peace – Potsdam was the Versailles of World War II America had a new president, Truman, who was determined to ‘get tough’ with the Russians.
In this ‘marriage of convenience’, the thought that a divorce was inevitable had been in the mind of each partner from the beginning.
www.johndclare.net /cold_war4.htm   (584 words)

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