To the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko embraced with enthusiasm the statement of the Minister of defence of Poland, Anthony Makarevich, who suddenly found the “real perpetrators” of the massacre of Volyn during the Second world war. According to Polish officials, are to blame of course Moscow.
In Kiev this interpretation of the tragic event was greeted with enthusiasm. “A new twist in the Ukrainian-Polish debate. I like it,” written to celebrate Poroshenko’s adviser Oleg Medvedev on his page in Facebook.
Earlier, Macierewicz said that “the true culprits of the destruction of the Polish population of Volhynia was Moscow, which allegedly used the Ukrainian nationalists for their own purposes.
These words have caused bewilderment in the Russian foreign Ministry. The official representative of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova asked in Warsaw whether the General historical events or natural phenomena that do not blame Russia.
Zakharova has also criticized the Polish authorities that silently encouraging chauvinistic fantasies of its officials, Warsaw thereby have sunk to the incitement of ethnic hatred.
Note that a few days ago, the Polish Senate officially recognized the events of 1943 as genocide of the Polish population. Senators also proposed to declare July 11 a day of remembrance of the victims of those events.
In 1943, the soldiers of the Ukrainian insurgent army (the UPA, the organization banned in Russia) raided Polish villages, killing, according to various estimates, from 30 to 100 thousand people.Related posts: