history of Moscow"s colonial conquests.

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He has published widely on modern Germany and Comparative Genocide History of Moscows colonial conquests. book.

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The first Arab Muslim conquests (–), (Arabic: فتح ‎, Fatah, literally opening,) also referred to as the Islamic conquests or Arab conquests, began after the death of the Islamic prophet established a new unified political polity in the Arabian peninsula which under the following Rashidun and Umayyad Caliphates saw a century of rapid expansion of Arab power well beyond.

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