The head of the state Duma Committee on international Affairs Alexei Pushkov noted that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was not afraid to acknowledge the liberation of Auschwitz by Soviet soldiers.
Merkel in her speech at the ceremony dedicated to the memory of those killed in the concentration camp of Auschwitz, recalled the role of the Soviet soldiers in the liberation of prisoners. “Hands-on PACE undermined his reputation no word mentioning today about who liberated Auschwitz. Merkel to admit it was not afraid,” Pushkov wrote in his microblog on Twitter.
Hands-on PACE undermined his reputation no word mentioning today about who liberated Auschwitz. Merkel to admit it was not afraid.
Alexei Pushkov (@Alexey_Pushkov) January 26, 2023
Previously Pushkov said that the PACE celebrated the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz moment of silence, but her head Anne Brasseur not even mentioned who he was released. Ceremony on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz took place in the Palace of Europe in Strasbourg, a running PACE.
Merkel at a ceremony in Auschwitz reminded who released his Lesnikova last week on Polish radio, Minister of foreign Affairs of Poland Grzegorz Schetyna said that the concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Auschwitz was liberated by the Ukrainians, as this operation was carried out by forces of the First Ukrainian front. This statement caused a wave of indignation. The Russian Federation foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that trying to play on some nationalist feelings in this situation absolutely blasphemous and obscene. In the Russian foreign Ministry noted that it is well known that Auschwitz was liberated by the troops of the red Army, which fought heroically all nationalities.