Although the western media’s coverage of Poland’s controversial amendment to the bill on the Institute of National Remembrance has focused on its impact on Polish-Israeli relations (previously written about here), it has also driven a wedge between Poland and Ukraine. While wartime atrocities by Ukrainian nationalists against Poles need to be addressed honestly, history should not be a source of Polish-Ukrainian conflict.
From allies to foes
Poland is the largest post-communist state in NATO as well as the European Union, and it has made bringing ex-Soviet republics like Ukraine closer to the West a cornerstone of its foreign policy. Since the 2004 …read more
Source: Visegrad Insight