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alliance
a union between persons, families, parties or nations for assistance and protection
minister
a high official who heads a department of the government
despot
a ruler with absolute power and authority who uses it in cruel ways
imminent
being about to happen
democratic
believing in a system of government where power is held by the people and used by them directly or indirectly through representation
nationalistic
feelings of loyalty and devotion to a nation especially expressed in a glorifying of one nation above all others
befriend
to become or act as a friend to
czar
the ruler of Russia until the 1917 revolution
resignation
the act of giving up an office or position
province
a usually large division of a country having its own government
diplomat
a person employed or skilled in keeping up relations between the governments of different countries
parliament
the supreme legislative body of various political units, especially Great Britain