The Polish foreign Ministry expressed dissatisfaction with the fact that the Russian side in the Polish military cemetery in Katyn placed on the information boards data on the red army, captured in 1919-1921 and the dead in Polish captivity. A statement posted on its website on Friday, April 7.
According to Warsaw, the numbers of dead prisoners is several times higher than the actual figures confirmed by Polish and Russian historians.
In addition, as stated, most of the prisoners died because of the camp conditions caused by the “dramatic economic situation of the Polish lands after a long struggle for independence.” “These conditions equally affected the Russian soldiers and Polish citizens,” — said the Agency.
Polish diplomats indicated that Russia’s actions were carried out on the eve of the planned activities on the occasion of the 77th anniversary of the Katyn massacre and the seventh anniversary of the Smolensk plane crash.
“We would like to remind you that you have repeatedly heard senior officials in the willingness to dialogue and cooperation for constructive solutions to issues that divide our country. Poland is ready to open and constructive discussions and to avoid disputes about history between our countries and to resolve existing ones. This is the goal that guides our efforts to resumption of Polish-Russian group on difficult issues,” — said the Minister.