The Russian secret services provoked the confrontation between poles and Ukrainians. This was stated in an interview with Public radio, the Ambassador of Ukraine in Poland Andrey dedica.
“In Poland is very active in the Russian special services, they instigate it (hatred of poles and Ukrainians due to historical issues – ed.). Especially what happens on the Internet. A lot of review unknown authors who provoke the confrontation, create tension. It is in the interests of third parties”, – said the Ambassador.
Deshchitsa noted that the cooling of relations Poland and Ukraine after the adoption of the Polish Parliament’s resolution on Volyn massacre not happened. According to him, the implementation of the agreements on the exchange of young people, created by the Council of the exchange, the Ukrainian-Polish youth, the Polish government continues the program of scholarships for Ukrainian. “But it is true that there is a sense of misunderstanding of what effect the decision of the Ukrainian business students, cultural exchange”, – said the Ukrainian diplomat.
He also said that in different periods of the year in Poland up to a million citizens of Ukraine. According to Deshchitsa, major scandals were not, but there have been cases of protests outside the dorms, where Ukrainians live under the pretext that they take jobs.
22 July 2016, the Polish Sejm adopted a resolution on the case of a tribute of memory to victims of the genocide committed by Ukrainian nationalists against the citizens of the Second Polish Republic in the years 1939-1945, President Petro Poroshenko expressed regret in this regard.
On 24 August the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and President of Poland Andrzej Duda, during the press-conference in Kyiv said that the dialogue between the two countries on historical issues should be continued. The President of Ukraine noted that historical issues should be addressed by historians, and politicians have to say “we forgive and ask forgiveness”.
Volyn tragedy is a common name of ethnic cleansing of Ukrainian and Polish population in the years 1943-1944 in the Western Ukraine and Eastern Poland, which was attended by the home Army, the nationalists of the UPA and Soviet partisans.