Russian President Vladimir Putin in his article 'The Real Lessons of the 75th Anniversary of World War II' accused Poland of collaborating with Hitler and taking part in partition of Czechoslovakia in 1938. The article was published in the American agency The National Interest.
"Poland was also engaged in the partition of Czechoslovakia along with Germany. They decided together in advance who would get what Czechoslovak territories. On September 20, 1938, Polish Ambassador to Germany Józef Lipski reported to Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland Józef Beck on the following assurances made by Hitler: "…in case of a conflict between Poland and Czechoslovakia over our interests in Teschen, the Reich would stand by Poland," he noted.