The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation on the application Shetani: it's time to stop abusing history
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation tried to convince to stop abusing history and in the anti-Russian hysteria reach of disrespect to the memory of those who liberated Europe in world war II.
on Wednesday on Polish radio, Minister of foreign Affairs of Poland Grzegorz Schetyna said that the concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Auschwitz was liberated by the Ukrainians, because this operation was carried out by forces of the First Ukrainian front. According to the Minister, there were Ukrainian soldiers on that January day, and they opened the gates of the camp, and they liberated the camp ".
" We believe that we must stop abusing history and in the anti-Russian hysteria reach of disrespect to the memory of those who did not spare his life for the liberation of Europe ", - reported in the explanatory notes of the Department of information and press of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
in Russian depodesta stressed that " it is hard to suspect government officials such as Schetyna in ignorance ", because " Everyone knows that Auschwitz was liberated by the troops of the red Army, which fought heroically all nationalities ".
"By the way, until November 1943 the 1st Ukrainian front was called Voronezh, and before that - Bryansk" - said in a note.
Auschwitz is a small town in southern Poland, numbering about 50 thousand inhabitants. At the end of April 1940 on the orders of reichsf?hrer-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 the slogan Arbeit macht frei ( "Work makes you free" ).