Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that exactly 70 years ago, soldiers from Zhytomyr and Lviv liberated the concentration camp Auschwitz in Poland.
" Today is international day of remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust. 70 years ago, soldiers from Zhytomyr and Lviv from the 1st Ukrainian front liberated from the Nazis is one of the most horrible camps of the Second world war, where millions of our fellow Jews were tortured, " said Yatsenyuk, reports RT. Videobased the Director 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, Tuesday in Poland within the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, near the town of Auschwitz are solemn events dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the camp by Soviet troops. It was rumored that 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.