The documents were scanned.
Soviet non-aggression Pact between the USSR and Germany concluded on 23 August 1939, were first scanned and published on the website of the Fund “Historical memory,” reports the Chronicle.info with reference to Browser.
As stated on the website of the Fund, in addition to the Treaty’s historical and documentary Department of the Russian foreign Ministry was given the secret additional Protocol to it.
According to the channel, this is a great event for the historical science, as early scientists had only the German versions of the Treaty.
The Director of Fund “Historical memory” Alexander Dyukov said that the documents had been published previously, in the 90-ies. However, visually to the public they presented for the first time.
It is noted that documents used in the book “the anti-Hitler coalition in 1939 — the formula for failure”. The book was prepared by the Institute for foreign policy research and initiatives. In it the Russian and foreign historians in detail apart the years before world war II, and analyze why in 1939, the failed anti-Hitler coalition.
Documents scanned and submitted in Russian and German.
Recall that the non-aggression Pact, also known as the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, was signed by the heads of the departments of foreign Affairs on 23 August 1939. The Soviet Union and Germany pledged to refrain from mutual attacks, as well as to remain neutral if any of the two countries will begin military action with a third party.
In a secret Protocol in the Treaty described the boundaries of the areas of interest. That is, Moscow and Berlin literally “shared” between Europe into spheres of influence.