The expulsion of Russia’s historian, Institute of national remembrance of Poland Henryk Hlembotski is a hostile act against historians who show what in fact was the Soviet totalitarian system. This was stated by the head of the defense Ministry of Poland, Anthony Macierewicz, reports Polish radio.

“This is a well-known historian, who dealt in particular with topics connected with the security of the Soviet state, is very deeply studying the apparatus, and therefore, I think that this is a hostile act against those historians ( … ) that show the level of dependence and enslavement of the poles by the Soviet Union. I explain it so,” said Macierewicz.

According to him, the expulsion of the Polish historian suggests that the people showing than really was the totalitarian Soviet regime, is undesirable for Russia.

However, the Minister noted that “can be so many different interpretations”, given the facts of this case, he does not know.

Earlier it was reported that the FSB of Russia in Moscow detained a Polish historian Heinrich Hlembotski and expelled him from Russia.

Henry Hlembotski – PhD, researcher at the Jagiellonian University. In Russia, it was November 14th – worked with archival and library materials in the field of Polish-Russian relations in the XIX and XX centuries. This study runs from 1994.

The defense Ministry of Poland: Expulsion from Russia of the historian – a hostile act 27.11.2017

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