MOSCOW, 1 Jul — RIA Novosti. The Minister of defence of Poland Anthony Macierewicz in a speech on the occasion of the 73rd anniversary of the Warsaw uprising accused the Soviet Union of collusion with Nazi Germany, the purpose of which, according to him, was the destruction of the poles.
“The history of the last 80 years would have looked different if this is an unprecedented generation of independent Poland was not so badly destroyed as it happened because of the criminal German and Soviet colossus. Warsaw also would have looked differently,” said Makarevich, speaking at the capital’s Pilsudski square, his words reported by the local media.
According to the Minister, the main “motor of the struggle” during the Warsaw uprising of 1944 was to restore “an independent national Polish state.” “It was an idea that unites all Varsovians and poles who opposed German and Soviet barbarism. They had to fight off two enemies who conspire against the existence of the Polish people,” he Macierewicz.
According to him, “this part of history began with the signing of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact” and the next stage was “the red plague and the Soviet troops, waiting to Warsaw will be cut off by the German executioners, is not committed Volsky massacre”. According to Polish historians, during the Warsaw uprising in the capital’s Wola district were killed from 30 to 75 thousand people.
The non-aggression Pact between the USSR and Germany was signed on 23 August 1939 in Moscow the Chairman of the Council of people’s Commissars of the USSR Minister of foreign Affairs of the USSR Vyacheslav Molotov and foreign Minister of Germany Joachim von Ribbentrop for a period of ten years. The initiator of the Agreement made by the German side.
The Soviet government, convinced during the Soviet-Anglo-French negotiations of 1939, the reluctance of Western countries to cooperate with the Union in organizing joint resistance to fascist aggression and for fear of creating a United anti-Soviet front, was forced to find an alternate way of ensuring the security of the country, taking the German proposal to conclude a non-aggression Pact.
The Covenant and signed the secret protocols untied the hands of Germany, which on 1 September 1939 invaded Poland and in the shortest time freely occupied its Western regions. On September 17 which was a part of Poland’s Western Ukraine and Western Belorussia, Soviet troops were introduced. Thus, was carried out secret protocols provided for the division of spheres of influence between Germany and the Soviet Union.
The non-aggression Pact of 23 August 1939, as well as other Soviet-German agreements, in accordance with international law was not in force at the time of the German attack on the Soviet Union 22 June 1941.
The uprising against the Nazi occupation authorities in Warsaw began on 1 August 1944 and lasted until October 2. The home army subordinated to the Polish government in exile, hoped to liberate the city before joining him were in the suburbs of the Polish capital to the red Army, thus creating the basis for a return of the former government. During the uprising killed about 17 thousand participants of the resistance, the uprising was suppressed. In January 1945, Warsaw was liberated formed in the USSR of the 1st army of the Polish army.