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Friday, October 21, 2016

Kiev intends to formally accuse Poland of genocide of Ukrainians

The Verkhovna Rada will consider the draft resolution on recognition of genocide of the actions of the Polish state against the Ukrainians in the years 1919-1951. Earlier, Warsaw officially recognized the genocide of the Volyn massacre, in which the victims of the Ukrainian nationalists were thousands of peace poles.

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According to the author of the document, the extra fractional Deputy Oleg Musiya, in the first half of the twentieth century, Warsaw had a “chauvinistic anti-Ukrainian policy of the state”.

The document States that in addition to “physical destruction” of the inhabitants of Eastern Galicia, Volhynia, UPA and Poland in its policy used the “Polonization, pacification and deportation”.

“The truth should be exhaustive. The truth should not be one-sided. The lessons of history should be all jagged. This is the shot repetition,” wrote Musy in his account in Facebook.

The draft decree appeared on the website of the Ukrainian Parliament, but the text is still missing. The document has already entered the Verkhovna Rada and submitted to the leadership.” Parliament proposes to set 24 March as the Day of memory of Ukrainians – victims of the genocide committed by Poland.

Earlier, the Polish Sejm (lower house of Parliament) after the Senate has recognized the events in Volhynia during the Second world war, the genocide of the Polish population by Ukrainian nationalists. In addition, Parliament declared 11 July as the National day of remembrance of the victims of this tragedy.

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has expressed a regret in connection with the decision of the Saeima, noting that many will want to use it for political speculations. The Ukrainian foreign Ministry has said that it expects Happy reaction to the recognition of the Volyn massacre as genocide.

According to the Warsaw massacres were committed on the territory of Volhynia, Eastern Galicia and South-Eastern provinces of the II Polish Republic. The culmination of the events of 1943, which is called “Volyn massacre” is July 11 – on this day, the Ukrainians were attacked at the same time about 150 Polish villages.

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