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Poland is a victim of the war, not a cause of it, insists EC

Jan 16, 2020 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

THE European Commission accused Vladimir Putin of "distorting of historical facts" as it backed Poland in a heated war of words with Russia over the causes of the Second World War.

Warsaw was left incensed at the end of last month when Mr Putin appeared to suggest that Poland bore some responsibility for the start of the Second World War.

Most Poles regarded the comments as a blatant attempt by the Russian leader to absolve his country of any guilt surrounding the start of the war, d...