In the Kremlin explained the benefits of the Molotov — Ribbentrop Pact


www.vsyako.netV. I. Molotov and von Ribbentrop Photo: Foundation TSGAKFD / Wikimedia

The signing of the 1939 non-aggression Pact helped the Soviet Union to avoid war on two fronts, according to the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Russian military-historical society, special representative of the President on environmental issues Sergey Ivanov. It is quoted by “Interfax” on Thursday, July 4.

“If the Soviet-German Treaty was not concluded, the beginning of the aggression against the Soviet Union would not be with those borders in which it happened and the far East”, — said Ivanov.

He commented on the copies of the documents published by the Russian military historical society. Ivanov stressed that these documents are not secret and have been published.

According to Ivanov, in case of failure to sign this document Japan could declare war. However, the Japanese authorities learned about the agreement, decided that “one-on-one fight with the Soviet Union no reason,” he explained. The official added that the analysis of documents confirmed that the Soviet side had no plans for the partition of Poland.

On 2 June, the Fund “Historical memory” for the first time published the original Soviet non-aggression Pact between the USSR and Germany known as the Molotov — Ribbentrop Pact. Previously the disposal of historians was, there were only German versions.

In addition, were made public previously secret additional Protocol to the Treaty. He referred to the agreement on the delimitation of spheres of mutual interests in Eastern Europe. According to him, in the zone of interests of the Soviet Union included the Baltic States and Poland and Bessarabia — part of modern Ukraine and Moldova.

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