|'So, which part of Poland can we have?' - Molotov, left, with Hitler|
Considering how things have panned out in the 60-plus years since he uttered these words, you would have to say he wasn’t that far off the mark on much of what he foresaw here. Of course, depending on where you’re coming from, this ‘equal opportunity’ that Molotov feared is either good or bad.
Like most things, it’s probably a mixture of both. Right now many of the ‘liberated’ former Soviet states are probably quite happy to be ‘in bed with’, so to speak, the USA rather than Russia. There might come a time though when that stance will change. Whatever the case may be, you can make up your own mind on what ‘Prophet’ Molotov had to say:
|'Eh, Minister Molotov, let's give the cinema a miss today'|