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The Parliament of Latvia adopted a Declaration on the inadmissibility of distorting the history of the Second world war, accusing Russia. The Parliament urged the international community to deal with such actions of Moscow, reports Delfi.
The document was prepared by the unification of the parties “a New Unity”. The Seimas urged the international community to pay attention and critically evaluate the efforts of Russian officials to “rewrite the history of the Second world war and the justification of the occupation of Latvia”.
In a statement, Parliament said that the Russian officials, downplaying the role of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact and denying the occupation of the Republic, set by the international community confusion regarding the participation of the USSR in the outbreak of the Second world war.
It is also noted that in June this year will mark 80 years since the annexation of Latvia and the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second world war. The war ended with the capitulation of the national socialist of Germany and the elimination of one of the most brutal totalitarian regimes. However, Latvia and other countries of Central and Eastern Europe the end of the war did not bring liberation, in contrast to Western European States. The Republic was re-occupied by another totalitarian regime — the Soviet Union, the statement said deputies.
In the document called inadmissible the attempts of Russian officials to deny the historical facts about the Second world war to reduce the responsibility of the USSR for the war and to evade responsibility for the crimes of the Soviet totalitarian regime.
11 December, Russian President Vladimir Putin called false adopted in September the European Parliament resolution, which States that the Second world war provoked by Germany and the Soviet Union signed the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. Then Putin said that the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin was not mired in direct contact with Adolf Hitler, in contrast to the then leaders of France and Britain, who met and “signed papers” with the leader of Nazi Germany. Putin also called bastard and the anti-Semitic pig, Ambassador of Poland in the Third Reich Jozef Lipski, promised to erect a monument to Hitler for the expulsion of the Jews in Africa.
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