Sep 18, 2021
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On the insolvency of the Polish state in 1939

For the Polish authorities, the truth about the Liberation campaign of the Red Army is intolerable

The Polish authorities are angry with the truthful presentation by the Russian Foreign Ministry of the facts about the Liberation campaign of the Red Army in Western Ukraine and Western Belarus in September 1939. “There was no” liberation campaign “- it was an aggression carried out in collusion with Nazi Germany,” – said the press secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland Lukash Yasina

On the official Twitter page of the Russian Foreign Ministry it says: “Attempts by scientists and the media of Western countries to present this operation as an act of aggression by the USSR are broken against real facts … On September 17, 1939, the Red Army began a liberation campaign in Poland. Soviet troops entered the Curzon line, not allowing the Wehrmacht to approach Minsk. The peoples of Western Belarus and Western Ukraine greeted Soviet soldiers with jubilation “

The Russian Foreign Ministry recalled that Western Ukraine and Western Belarus were captured by Poland as a result of the Soviet-Polish war of 1920, on the orders of the Pilsudski troops crossed the Soviet-Polish border without declaring war, taking advantage of the invasion of foreign invaders into Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, the Far East, the Caucasus , Siberia and the European part of Russia.

On September 1, 1939, Germany attacked Poland. From 16 to 17 September to the Ambassador of Poland to the USSR Vaclav Grzybowski the USSR People’s Commissariat for Foreign Affairs read out a note: “The Polish-German war revealed the internal bankruptcy of the Polish state. Within ten days of military operations, Poland lost all of its industrial areas and cultural centers. Warsaw as the capital of Poland no longer exists. The Polish government has disintegrated and shows no signs of life. This means that the Polish state and its government have actually ceased to exist “

Moscow was faced with a choice: to inactively observe the approach of the Wehrmacht’s tank columns to the borders of the Soviet Union, or to advance towards them. Moscow chose the latter. If there had been a conspiracy between Stalin and Hitler, the Soviet command would not hesitate for 17 days to bring in Soviet troops, would not have abandoned the joint storming of Lvov with the Germans, and Moscow would not have offered Warsaw an anti-Hitler alliance, which Poland, inclined to an alliance with Hitler, rejected …

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