Ukraine’s foreign ministry asked the Polish embassy to stop the screening today of a Polish set set against the background of WWII massacres.

The Polish Institute in Kiev has therefore postponed the screening of 'Volhynia' (Wołyń) by Polish director Wojciech Smarzowski.

The movie deals with the Volhynia Massacres, a traumatic page in Polish-Ukrainian history. The screening was planned for Tuesday in Kiev, with the director and Ukrainian guests invited, including the country’s president, pr...


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