Poland's Monumental Battle

2017/10/7 17:06:01

Photo: Inside the Cemetery of Soviet soldiers in Bielsko-Biala. Monuments like this, in cemeteries or over burial grounds, are also protected, but the definition of what constitutes a burial ground is open to some interpretation.

 

 


By Amos Chapple for RFE/RL, Oct 6, 2017

 

A new law targeting the legacy of Poland’s Soviet-dominated past requires the removal of monuments that glorify communism. The legislation has reignited a long-simmering debate in Poland, and prompted threats of a harsh response from Russia.

 

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