Saturday, June 15, 2024

    Duda honors memory of Ukrainian soldiers who perished in battles against Bolsheviks

    Polish President Andrzej Duda this week commemorated the soldiers of the Ukrainian People’s Republic who died in battles against the Red Army.

    This was reported by the office of the Polish president, reports

    On August 14, Poland celebrated the 103rd anniversary of the Battle of Warsaw – the decisive battle of the Polish-Bolshevik war of 1920 on the outskirts of the Polish capital, known as the “Miracle on the Vistula”. The victory in this battle led to the preservation of Poland’s independence and stopped the spread of the Bolshevik revolution to Western Europe. Together with the Polish military, the soldiers of the UNR Army led by Simon Petliura inflicted a crushing defeat on the Red Army.

    On Monday, Duda laid a wreath at the monument to the fallen soldiers of the Ukrainian People’s Republic at the Orthodox cemetery in Warsaw.

    On Tuesday, August 15, Warsaw hosted the largest military parade since the end of the Cold War for the Day of the Polish Army.

    As European Truth reports, a column of 2,000 soldiers of the Polish army and NATO allies marched through Warsaw at the parade. They were accompanied by 200 units of military equipment and 92 airplanes and helicopters.