>Remember when Britain and France kept dicking around and indirectly supporting Hitler throughout the 30s and tried to direct him into war with the USSR while ignoring Soviet calls for collective security?
Far better to wait until the eve of war then do a 180 and allow the Nazis to overrun Poland, then France, without fear of fighting on two fronts. It was another brilliant strategy by Comrade Stalin.
>We must critically use pragmatism to delay war and turn the mad attack dog onto its masters before it attacks us, LOL.
And the plan worked perfectly! Oh wait…
>50% of the supplies were literally just wheat and grains, with metal supplies being less than nothing.
All of those materials were desperately needed by Germany. Obtaining wheat and grain was a major motivation for invading the USSR, albeit based on mistaken calculations. The metals supplied by the Soviets were also critical to German production. They supplied 65% of German chromium ore, which is massively important for producing stainless steel, armor plating, gun barrels, ball bearings, aircraft engines, etc etc. Likewise, the Soviets provided Germany with 40% of its nickel imports, also useful for creating alloys for military production.
>Who the fuck do you think you're kidding?
Finland was not at war with the USSR. Then the USSR attacked Finland and they became enemies. Do you need me to draw you a picture?
>Welcomed by many. The anti-sovietism of the current Baltics is a cultivated nationalism that was not present in Soviet times.
Strange, then, that thousands of men from the Baltic region joined the Waffen-SS to fight the Soviets.
>Get your head out of your ass.
Furr is not acceptable as evidence.
>The Red Army not only was not 'invading' but it even resorted to subterfuge to avoid conflicts with the Poles. A lot of tanks were draped with white bed sheets on the gun barrels. They told the Poles "We’ve come Post too long. Click here to view the full text.