Poland will not be placed on pages of the new passport picture of the Memorial of Lviv eagles on the territory of Lychakiv cemetery. This was announced by the Ambassador of Ukraine in Poland Andriy deshchitsa on Twitter, citing a message of the interior Minister of Poland Mariusz Blaschka.
“The Minister of internal Affairs of Poland Mariusz Blashak: new Polish passports of Poland will not be the images of Lychakiv cemetery in Lviv and Vilnius gate,” he wrote.
Earlier it was reported that the Ministry of internal Affairs of Poland has offered to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the restoration of Poland’s independence to place on the pages of the passport important for this event, the motives of the illustration. However, Polish experts and journalists urged the Minister of internal Affairs and administration of Blaschka to change the rules of the contest.
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Memorial lwów Eaglets – Polish military cemetery, part of the Lychakiv cemetery in Lviv, where are buried the Polish militia, fought in 1918-1920 against the Western Ukrainian people’s Republic and the Bolsheviks.
April 26, 2017, the representatives of the Polish nationalist organizations was dismantled in the cemetery of the village under Przemyslen a funerary monument to soldiers of the UPA.
The Ukrainian foreign Ministry called the incident “blatant provocation” on the eve of the 70th anniversary of action Vistula, where the Polish Communist regime forcibly deported Ukrainians from their ethnic territories in the East of Poland.