The Common Struggle Against Fascism
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Message from Winston Churchill to Joseph Stalin on the threat of Fascism

24 June 1940
Russian State Archive of Social and Political History

Russian translation.

English original.

"Geographically our two countries lie at the opposite extremities of Europe, and from the point of view of systems of government it may be said that they stand for widely differing systems of political thought. <...>

The Soviet Government is alone in a position to judge whether Germany's present bid for the hegemony of Europe threatens the interests of the Soviet Union, and if so, how best those interests can be safeguarded."