The President of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski called on Ukrainians to overcome sentiment and ignorance of what was communism in the USSR.

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September 17, 2012 year 18:18



      About this, he said on Monday during the opening ceremony in front of the presidential Palace in Warsaw, the exhibition dedicated to the Polish part of the cemetery of the victims of Stalin's regime, which will soon appear on the territory of the National-cultural Bykivnia graves, transmits
“we Must remember about the committed crimes, in particular, and in order to consistently encourage our neighbors to the East, I have in mind especially Ukrainians, to the integration with the Western world on the basis of truth and on the basis of overcoming sometimes sentimentality, and sometimes not knowing what was communism in the USSR”, - noted Bronislaw Komorowski.
     The Polish President also informed that in Bykivnia near Kiev will be created fourth Polish cemetery of the victims of the Katyn tragedy (already exist in the village of Katyn and Mednoye in Russia, but also in Kharkov. - Ed.).
   “at the same time it would be a cemetery to honor in this place of other victims of the totalitarian, Communist system,” said Bronislaw Komorowski.     He stressed that in the Bykivnia buried about 100 thousand of victims - citizens of the former USSR, and also 3,5 thousand Polish citizens.

     As informs a site of the Head of the Ukrainian state, the presidents of Ukraine and Poland Viktor Yanukovych and Bronislaw Komorowski will take part in the ceremony of opening a Memorial of memory of victims of political repressions on the territory of the National-cultural Bykivnia graves during the state visit Bronislaw Komorowski in Ukraine on September 20-21.


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