Pushkov: after the statements about Auschwitz, Warsaw can't teach Russian history
Following statements by the foreign Minister of Poland Grzegorz Schetyna about the liberation of Auschwitz Ukrainian soldiers, Warsaw has no right to teach the history of the Russian Ambassador, tweeted the head of the state Duma on international Affairs Alexei Pushkov.
The head of the Russian diplomatic mission in Poland Sergey Andreev in interview to the Polish mass media, referring to the causes of the outbreak of the Second world war, said that Poland during the 30-ies of XX century many times blocked the development of the coalition against Hitler's Germany. Later the head of the Polish foreign Minister Grzegorz Schetyna said that Andreev will be summoned to the foreign Ministry because of this statement.
first aired by the Polish radio foreign Minister of Poland that the concentration camp "Auschwitz-Birkenau" at Auschwitz was liberated by the Ukrainians, because this operation was carried out by forces of the First Ukrainian front.
Auschwitz is a small town in southern Poland, with about 50 thousand inhabitants. At the end of April 1940 on the orders of Reichsfuhrer SS Heinrich Himmler on the outskirts of Auschwitz was established complex of the German concentration camps Auschwitz-Birkenau. Above the entrance to the camp hung a slogan: Arbeit macht frei ( "Work makes you free" ).
in 1940-1945 years in a concentration camp has died, according to various estimates, from 1.5 to 4 million people. The exact death toll and failed to establish, As most documents were killed, and the Germans did not keep record of casualties sent to the gas chambers immediately upon arrival. As demonstrated by the documents of the Nuremberg Tribunal, died 2, 8 million people, 90% of whom were Jews. Read more in