The President of the Russian Federation centuries Putin said that the brunt of the battle against Nazism made the Russian people, And noticed that the attempts to rewrite history is the desire to hide his own shame And complicity with the Nazis.
" of course, the main burden on their shoulders in the battle against Nazism made Russian people, 70% of all red army soldiers, officers - they are Russian citizens. And the main victims on the altar of Victory brought the Russian people, " Putin said." But here, within the walls of the Jewish Museum And tolerance Center, I Wish to remind you that a very large contribution to the victory over the enemy brought the people of the Soviet Union of Jewish nationality, more than half a million Jews fought in the red army, "He continued, RIA" Novosti ". The Manager noticed that it is necessary to remember the heroism of the commissioners of all nationalities And be grateful to Them." And noting this year, the 70th anniversary of the great Victory, We will again And again to pay the warmest words of gratitude to our dear veterans, " He said. Speaking about the Holocaust, Putin said that " such crimes are not And never has the opportunity to be a Statute of limitation. They have no forgiveness or forgetfulness. Any attempt to silence these events, to distort, to rewrite the history of illegal And immoral. Often such attempts is the desire to hide their own shame, the shame of cowardice, hypocrisy And betrayal, pure direct or indirect tacit complicity with the Nazis ". He noticed that all the historical facts must be remembered. And among them He said that the facts of history show about the fact that Bandera And other collaborators participated themselves in the elimination of the Jewish people - the Jews of Lvov, Odessa, Kiev, And the Baltic Nazis carried out ethnic cleansing." Yes, of course, in the world over the last decades have seen huge changes, however, We see that the world still roam misanthropic ideas. We do not stop to deal with attempts to divide society on national, racial, religious discrimination, anti-Semitism, Russophobia, with aggressive intolerance of other peoples And cultures And their traditions. Some time ago, these primitive instincts were used by the Nazis, And today they are taken on Board by the nationalists, extremists in different countries of the world, " Putin said. He drew attention that prevent the Holocaust tragedies is the most relevant, the most important task of the whole world brotherhood." Together we must confront these threats. Together to protect the peace And freedom of the people, " added the Manager. Above the head of the Israeli branch of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, main "Nazi hunter" doctor Efraim Zuroff said that the process of rewriting the history of the Second world war And the genocide of European Jewry with the filing of the country's most actively goes in the post-Soviet Baltic republics And Ukraine. Remember, on Tuesday, in Poland, on the area of the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, near the town of Auschwitz, there will be a solemn event dedicated to the 70-th anniversary of the liberation of the camp by Soviet troops. They will be involved about 300 former inmates And policymakers from nearly 40 countries. A wide-ranging discussion before the party caused the message of the head of the foreign Ministry of Poland Grzegorz Schetyna about the fact that Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated by the Ukrainians. In response to this, the MPs of the state Duma expressed harsh criticism of the Polish Minister. And the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation said that his words were illiterate And are a mockery of history. Foreign Minister S. Lavrov Century called blasphemous And cynical statements Polish colleagues.