A resident of Warsaw Shimon Kosikowski every year comes in Volyns'kyi square of the Polish capital. Here, the monument to the victims of the Volyn massacre is engraved the name of the village Gurov, whose population almost completely destroyed the Ukrainian nationalists in the summer of 1943. There were killed the father of her unborn Shimon.
Ancestors of Simon Moscovskogo were simple peasants, and almost never left his native village Gurov. "My father and mother worked all her life in the field, like their ancestors, cared for the cattle. They are absolutely not involved in politics, and I'm sure, had nothing against the Ukrainians," - said the Agency interlocutor.
The memory of the victims of the Volyn massacre was commemorated in Poland on Saturday, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
The culmination of the events of 1943, which is called Volyn massacre, is considered to be July 11 - the day of Ukrainian nationalists simultaneously attacked about 150 Polish villages. Polish historians regard the Volyn massacre as genocide and ethnic cleansing and declare the death, according to various estimates, from 100 to 130 thousand people.
Lately in Poland was very fond of various anniversary. Last year was widely celebrated the anniversaries of the massacre of Polish soldiers in Katyn and the Warsaw uprising. This year, despite the quarantine, and a severe political crisis in the country, planned its celebrations for the centenary of the "miracle on the Vistula". That Poland was the initiator of almost all okoloistoricheskoy resolutions of the European Parliament and PACE on the subject of responsibility for world war II. That Poland built the interpretation of history in state policy, creating the Institute of national remembrance and giving him actually to punish.
Fighters, anti-Communists tends to be as noble patriots, a kind of "warriors of light", who selflessly fought against the "occupation" who died in an unequal battle for an independent Poland. But here are some of the anniversaries related to the "exploits" of these warriors, Warsaw is in no hurry to note, once again demonstrating a very selective memory.