The upper chamber of the Polish Parliament supported the initiative of the Seimas of the Republic to establish a national Victory Day on may 8 instead of Victory and freedom on 9 may, during the relevant draft resolution voted 61 Senator.
"There is no reason to accept operating in Poland in the USSR, the interpretation of the end of the war. It should be remembered That the end of world war II in the European Union in the case of States occupied by the red Army, who established the non-elected government and an undemocratic political system can hardly be considered a triumph of freedom, " say the authors of the decree from the ruling in Poland, Civic platform party, reports news Agency.
the adoption of the law on April 23 voted in the Polish Sejm. In Poland, the Victory Day celebrated on may 9 in a few decades. Since 1989, the Republic suffered this holiday on 8 may, but legally it was not fixed. If the Director upholds the decision of the Sejm and the Senate, Poland later this year, to officially mark the conclusion of the Second world war on 8 may. Zam. Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Gennady Gatilov on April 23 at a press conference said That the Russian Federation will continue to fight attempts To distort the history and outcome of world war II on the grounds of the UN." This trend (review of the causes, course and results of the world) for the last period of time has acquired a menacing character", he said." She continues for several years, although at the beginning of the victory of This issue has taken on additional illumination ", - said the Deputy head of the Department. Gatilov showed That " in fact, deployed against us blatant historical aggression, besides this is, no doubt, for political purposes "." the story is about the attempts to deprive us, and not only us, but all international Commonwealth shared history, of which We all ought to be proud, " he explained. Our duty to future generations to defend our innocence and objectivity of the outcome of the great Victory "." for this reason We will continue to deal With the "historical" revelations "on this account, as well as among them Yatsenyuk, the Ministers of foreign Affairs of Poland and Latvia," - noted the diplomat. Gatilov said That Russia raises these issues at the UN General Assembly and in the Council on human rights of the UN." With regard to the resolution of the UN security Council, he had several other tasks, This theme is not included to the competence of the UN security Council, " he said.- We will use the particular human rights mechanisms ". Remember also, on 9 April, the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the law on the establishment of a new annual festival in honor of the Victory over Nazism in the Second world war 1939-1945-second period - the Day of memory and reconciliation, which will be celebrated on 8 may. The authorities decided not to cancel the celebration in the country on 9 may, a gala event will be held over 2 days.