Poles furious after Russian ambassador puts some blame on country for starting World War II

September 26, 2015 12:25 PM

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WARSAW, Poland – The Russian ambassador to Poland has sparked outrage for putting some of the blame for World War II on Poland, a spat that comes amid worsening ties between the Slavic nations.

The Polish Foreign Ministry said Saturday that the ambassador "undermined historical truth" and seemed to be trying to justify Stalinist crimes. Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz also strongly protested.

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