Russia's embassy took a major swipe at France and Britain's WWII effort
As director Christopher Nolan’s war epic Dunkirk premiered last Thursday, Russia’s Embassy in the U.K. shared its thoughts on Britain and France’s contribution to the war effort over Twitter. Things escalated quickly. “Dunkirk was caused by the appeasement, opposed by (Winston) Churchill,” the embassy tweeted, referring to the British wartime prime minister. The “phony war was its last stage,” it added, referring to the first months following Britain and France’s declaration of war, where they failed to launch any major offensive to rescue their ally Poland from the German advance.