That feels like a big assumption. Wasn’t that particular rock already rolling downhill pretty fast at that point? I’m not sure this pretty inconclusive end of the war will make the already very disgruntled Russian army any happier - if anything, they might feel rather betrayed, or like they just...
Weird shower thought I’m tempted to turn into a full thread - the Bolsheviks lose the Russian Civil War, with a very Pyrrhic victory for the Whites that leads to them collapsing to various warlord territories, possibly with Black and Green groups still operating. Many of the surviving Bolsheviks...
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NonDB: Whilst an interesting scenario, it might be better to find another fascist leader than Konstantin Rodzaevsky, what with him being ten when the Russian civil war broke out, and 21 in 1938. Maybe find someone from the Black Hundreds? Boris Brasol, perhaps?
The French not assassinating Barthelemy Boganda certainly would have helped. A few more Seretse Khama-style forward-looking monarchs willing to make long-term plans and appoint suitable successors. Even then though, that comes from the Khama dynasty joining the British Empire to be an autonomous...
If you could somehow convince Napoleon to recognise L’Ouverture as an accepted subordinate leader instead of trying to recapture the island, killing Toussaint, and getting “Just one Frenchman is one too many” Dessalines in charge, that’d be a start.
Still going to get buggered by the weirdly...
It is rather irritating when you, as L-KMT Republic of China, are just trying to get back your rightful land from the Mandates and end up having to fight half the world. Including the Third Internationale, for some reason.