Remembering Katyn, 70 years later

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  1. Remembering Katyn, 70 years later

    The Polish prime minister will attend Wednesday's ceremony in Russia marking the 70th anniversary of the Katyn massacre of Poles by Soviet forces. It is an unprecedented step, and one which could herald a new era in strained relations between Poland and Russia, says the BBC's Adam Easton in Warsaw.

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/8606126.stm

    Better late than never.
     
  2. Mr_Fingerz

    Mr_Fingerz LE Book Reviewer

    In that case I'd hate to see what they'd do to herald a new era in stable relations.
     
  3. The katyn massacre was a vile war crime,but unfortunately typical of Stalin's Psychopathic acts.The current Nation state that is Russia not the Soviet Union, can and should remember it if only so it is not repeated,however the responsibility and shame of the act remains with Stalin.
     
  4. Katyn, the true face of Bugsy's mates.
     
  5. Eh? :?
     
  6. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    Sven perhaps!
     
  7. Lib Dems go in for massacres?

    Hmmmmmmmmm
     
  8. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    No but he's more socialist than Uncle Joe!
     
  9. Allegedly Soviet massacre. We've only got the Nazis word for it. Frankly it could have been any world power that occupied Belarus and the Western Ukraine in April 1940 that was responsible.

    The Soviets admitted responsibility in 1989 I grant you but again we only have their word for it. In 1989 in the spirit of glasnost and perestroika they would have admitted to anything if it meant a nice new Toyota plant for Minsk.
     
  10. I wonder if Mr. "It Was All The Nazis Fault!" (KGB Resident) will weigh in with a comment? :?
     
  11. I AM Sven, surely you know that?
     
  12. Mr_Fingerz

    Mr_Fingerz LE Book Reviewer

    Yeah, & I'm Spartacus, and so's my wife. :D
     
  13. Nobody would admit to being Sven, unless they really were...
     
  14. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    Thats as sad as me missing the posters name in a rush to explain!
     
  15. Apart from it happened in the Soviet occupied part of poland at the time the Soviets occupied it?