Our friends at Russia today provide us yet again with an interesing article that describes how the soviet union were the only force capable of confronting the war machine of Nazi Germany in the early stages of World War Two and of ensuring its defeat in the final stages.
So what about the Molotov - Ribbentrop Pact then? It remained in place till June 1941 which, but maybe I am mistaken according to Russian logic, was the early stages of World War II.
The article uses basic spin , so whilst it may be true that they were the only force capable of confronting the Nazi war machine in the early stages, the fact is that..............well, they did no confronting at all.
But I shouldn't be too harsh on the Russians, after all, they are only re-writing their history to suit their politicians, and people in glass houses......................