There IS a reason I didn’t post this in time for the Xmas break – imagine the dinner table arguments with all the relatives’ 2 cents worth of opinions? =D Just kidding, but now that we’re back to everyday life, we are more able to give it the time that it deserves. Here is the full lecture by the Russian President on the causes of the Second World War. Why is this topical today? It appears the EU is attempting to rewrite history, by blaming the Soviet Union for the start of WWII, which claimed an estimated 27 million Soviet lives.