Yesterday marked 65 years since Stalin ordered the massacre of more than 22,000 Polish POWs in Katyn forest. Until 1990, Russia blamed the Nazis for the atrocity. 14 more words
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Russia’s parliament in November 2010 finally declared Stalin responsible for ordering the Katyn massacre of Polish officers in World War II, a crime Moscow spent decades blaming on the German Nazis.
The Katyn Massacre, also known as the Katyn Forest Massacre (Polish: zbrodnia katyńska, ‘Katyń crime’), was a mass murder of thousands Polish military officers, policemen, intellectuals and civilian prisoners of war by Soviet NKVD, based on a proposal from Lavrentiy Beria to execute all members the Polish Officer Corps dated March 5, 1940. 2,261 more words
Two of the most honestly gruesome films of barbaric atrocities in modern times ever made are the Russian film The Chekist and the Polish film… 1,564 more words
RAPSI, the Russian Legal Information Agency announced Monday that “Russia’s Prosecutor General’s Office vows to provide its explanatory notes to the federal law that introduces criminal liability for whitewashing or glorifying Nazism, and spreading false information about the Soviet Union’s role in World War II.” 469 more words