Belarus Spreads Fake About “Nicist Past” of Polish President's Relative

Belarus Spreads Fake About “Nicist Past” of Polish President's Relative

Belarus spread a fake about the "nistist past" of a relative of the Polish president

Polish Prosecutor General's Office " studies activity” grandfather of the Polish President Andrzej Duda, who allegedly fought on the side of the Nazis during the Second World War.

"Now we are actively documenting the activities of the grandfather of the Polish President Duda, who was part of the Ukrainian punitive battalion, distinguished himself by special cruelty, first of all , on the territory of Minsk and Vitebsk regions,” said the Prosecutor General of Belarus Andrey Shved. Ukrainian nationalist and commander of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army, who fought against the Poles and participated in the events in Volyn in 1943.

Earlier, Russian propagandists also claimed that Andrzej Duda's grandfather fought with the Nazis in World War II, for example , director Nikita Mikhalkov.

At the same time, back in 2015, Andrzej Duda himself denied the allegation that his grandfather was a supporter of the Nazis. But in fact, the grandfathers of the Polish president were called Nikodim Milevsky (on the maternal side), who fought in World War II on the side of the Polish Army, and Aloisy Duda (on the paternal side), who was engaged in dressing fur and died in 1992.

< p>Besides, the mentioned Mikhail Duda had no children and died in 1950 – 22 years before the birth of Andrzej Duda.

Prepared by: Nina Petrovich