The Polish premiere of the film "Volyn" On the crimes of Ukrainian nationalists during the 2nd world war, cancelled in Kiev at the request of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine, reports the Polish press Agency.
"The Polish Institute in Kiev, canceled estimated on Tuesday the presentation of the movie "Volyn" Presentation Starovskogo ", – quoted by the news Agency the words of the Director of the Institute Eva Figel." this decision was influenced by the advice of the Ukrainian Ministry of foreign Affairs, " – she added.
the presentation was obliged to go in Moscow cinema "Kyiv" with the participation of the Director and invited guests. Then it was planned a discussion About the movie." It happened for the first time. We are surprised that the film evokes such emotions", Greg said Figel. The film is set in the period from the spring of 1939 until the summer of 1943. The script was written based on the novel "strong hostility" by Polish playwright and poet stanis?aw Srokowski, who talks About illegal activities of the Ukrainian insurgent Army* * UPA* (banned in Russia) regarding peace poles. Participated in the shooting of 130 actors, and among them 30 from Ukraine. Remember, on 22 July, the Sejm (the lower chamber of the Parliament) of Poland adopted a resolution On the recognition of eleven July as a National day of remembrance of the victims of the genocide committed by Ukrainian nationalists against the Polish population of the II Republic in 1943–1945. The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that he regretted the decision of the Polish Sejm to recognize the Volyn massacre genocide, and tried to convince the peoples to mutual forgiveness. Later in the Verkhovna Rada was registered the draft decision On the commemoration of "victims of genocide committed by the Polish government regarding the Ukrainians in 1919–1951" by the people's Deputy Oleg Musiya. By assumption the Polish side, numerous murders were committed in 1939–1945 by supporters of the Organization of Ukrainian nationalists – of the Ukrainian insurgent Army (OUN-UPA prohibited in Russia) against the Polish inhabitants 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, considered eleven Jul – on this day, Ukrainian nationalists attacked at the same time about 150 Polish villages. Polish historians regard the Volyn massacre as genocide and ethnic cleansing, and report the death, according to various estimates, from 100 to 130 thousand People. Researchers from the Ukraine think its part of these events the consequences of war, the home Army against the UPA, which was attended by the civilian population of the region. Their losses of the Ukrainian side is estimated at 10–20 thousand People.
* Organization, regarding which the court accepted entered into legal force of the conclusion About destruction or prohibition of activity on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"