New laws in Poland aimed at removing monuments to Soviet soldiers who contributed to driving Nazi German forces out of the country at the end of WWII have angered Russian parliamentarians. They called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to propose sanctions against Poland.

Russian parliamentarians on July 25 unanimously said they wanted Putin to “demand that the Polish side uncompromisingly meets the terms of a [bilateral] treaty” from 1992 on the mutual protection of memorial sites.

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