The Soviet Union was forced to go to sign a non-aggression Pact with Germany, better known as the Molotov – Ribbentrop Pact.
Moscow has gone on such a deal with Berlin solely for the protection of his territories on the West of the country, reports “Russian conversation”.
Recently, the Ministry of defense of Russia declassified some of the documents that were signed with Germany 80 years ago. The documents consist of cryptograms, memories and memos. Some of the documents were presented to the public for the first time. They detail the state of Affairs in military policy before world war II.
Among the archival materials is to provide a memo to Boris Shaposhnikov, chief of General staff of the red army. A note written on 31 page alone, without the help of a Secretary.
The note said that in 1939 the combined forces of Germany and Poland outnumber the red army on the Western borders of the USSR. Oil poured into the fire, and Warsaw, with its position regarding the establishment of the anti-Hitler bloc.
In the event of a German attack on Poland and the Western territories of the USSR, Moscow would have no chance to emerge victorious. That is why I had to go for signing a non-aggression Pact to buy time to complete the army.
On 1 September 1939, Germany invaded Poland. Nowadays, the West is trying to shift the responsibility for the outbreak of the Second world war on the USSR / Russia.