Moscow – The Russian Foreign Ministry today accused the states opposing Moscow of distorting history, glorifying Nazism and spreading neo-Nazism, racism and xenophobia. The most threatening situation, according to the assessment of Russian diplomacy, arose in addition to Ukraine in the Baltic states, Poland and the Czech Republic, the TASS agency wrote today.
“Prague acts as Kyiv’s advocate since the beginning of Russia’s special military operation to de-Nazify and demilitarize Ukraine and supplies it with various types of weapons. This line continued after the start of the Czech presidency in the European Union,” writes Russian diplomacy at the beginning of the document, which criticizes the Czech authorities. support of neo-Nazi forces beyond the borders of the Czech Republic”.
The report also criticizes the “cynical fight against the legacy of Soviet monuments” using the example of the removal of the statue of Marshal Koněv from the Prague square.
The Russian diplomatic report also claims that “in a number of countries, the campaign to distort history and falsify the role of the Soviet Union in the victory over Nazism has intensified” and that “the aggressors who started the war and the authors of the ideology of racial purity are cynically mistaken for the state that faced them”. According to Moscow, from comparing the Nazi and Soviet regimes to attempts to place all responsibility for the war on the Soviet Union.
Moscow has long been very sensitive to suggestions that the Soviet Union joined the German attack on Poland on September 17, 1939, in accordance with the agreement it concluded with Nazi Germany in August 1939, and subsequently occupied the Baltics. In the past, even Russian President Vladimir Putin condemned the agreement, named after the then foreign ministers of both countries, as the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact.
Now, however, the Russian president, under the pretext of “denazification” of the Kiev regime, ordered the invasion of Russian troops into the neighboring country and unleashed the largest land conflict in Europe since the end of the Second World War, with tens of thousands dead and millions of refugees. Kyiv and the West condemn the Russian attack as unprovoked aggression, the West is helping Ukraine with military and other aid and has imposed sanctions on Russia.
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