Stalin had a pact with Czechoslovakia to defend it, providing France agreed to come to its aid, in 1938. Stalin tried to get access to it, via a neighboring country, but none would give it to him, understandably so. The result was the debacle for Czechoslovakia at Munich, that Poland, by allowing Russia to reach it, could have avoided.

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