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Poland's ruling elites side with United States and neo-nazis against Ukraine and Russia.

This article by Andrew Korybko was first published on Global Research on 27 April 2014 with the title "Destabilization Training": Poland Trained Ukrainian Neo-Nazi Militants Ahead of EuroMaidan Riots.
See also: Neo-Nazis march in Lvov 'in honor' of Ukrainian Waffen SS division (with photos) (28/4/2014),
About massacres of ethnic Poles in Ukraine by nazi collaborators during the Second World War: Massacres of Poles in Volhynia and Eastern Galicia, The Massacre of Poles in Volhynia: Lessons for Ukraine (15/7/2011), Massacre at Volhynia: Remembering the victims (27/3/2013).

Polish media outlet Nie has published a bombshell account about direct Polish involvement in Ukraine's destabilization. Its source alleges that the Polish Foreign Ministry had invited Ukrainian militants into the country and trained them outside of Warsaw in September 2013.

Candobetter editorial comment: Modern history since the time of the Second World War is full of paradoxes.
No other people have suffered as much at the hands of the German Nazis as the Jews and the Poles. Yet, Israeli soldiers and, as this article shows, Polish military instructors, helped the Ukrainian neo-nazis to destabilise the elected Government of President Viktor Yanukovych and overthrow it in the putsch of 22 February 2014.
It remains to be seen if the Polish people will also allow their country to be used as a launching pad by the 600 United State paratroopers who recently arrived in Poland to help the neo-nazis against the people of Ukraine and Russia.

Considering the destructive actions and fatalities they would later be responsible for during the EuroMaidan riots, such a connection would directly link Warsaw to the pandemonium. It would also implicate Poland in being the "Slavic Turkey" of NATO in Eastern Europe. The impact of Nie's reporting can also affect domestic Polish politics, as it would prove that the political elite misled members of Parliament, which could later have direct political repercussions for Tusk's "Civil Platform". This scandal serves to highlight that Poland is starting to emulate the methods of its invited neo-colonial headmaster, the US, thereby deepening the puppet-master relationship between Warsaw and Washington.

According to the report, 86 Euromaidan militants, some of whom appeared to be over 40 years old, came to Poland under the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The pretext for plausible deniability was that they were in the country to promote cooperation between the Warsaw University of Technology and the National Technical University in Kiev. In reality, however, these individuals were whisked away to Legionowo, a town on the outskirts of Warsaw. There, at the police training center, they spent four weeks engaged in a regiment of destabilization training.


Polish police academy "students" beating Berkut officer on Euromaidan in Kiev, January 2014.

The source goes on to state that pictures of the participants show them clothed in Nazi regalia and tattoos, with their Polish military instructors lacking any outward identification as such. At the facility, militants learned the following techniques: crowd management; target identification; tactics; leadership; behavioural management under stressful conditions; protection against police gasses; building barricades; and importantly, they engaged in shooting classes, which incidentally included sniper rifles. Quite clearly, the "students" who came to Warsaw were there for war, not academic work, and their training there resulted in the christening of Bandera's spiritual descendants.

These revelations underline how the EuroMaidan militants had prior Western-backed training, and that Poland was chosen as the location for their instruction. Through its direct involvement and support in training the radicals, Poland is quickly living up to its reputation as NATO's most important frontline state. When the Polish Sejm voted in early December, 2013 to show its "full solidarity with the citizens of Ukraine, who with great determination show the world their desire to ensure their country's full membership in the EU", little did they know that the violent vanguard which had just days before thrown Molotov cocktails and attacked police officers likely acquired their tactics less than an hour's drive from where they casted their vote. Most members of parliament likely did not have a clue that their government was training those violent elements and would be shocked to know that this was the case.

The ultimate irony is that Poland is training fighters who honor a man that glorified in ethnically cleansing Poles from Ukraine in the most horrendous ways imaginable during World War II. For all of its blaring patriotism and nationalist sentiment, the Polish government is actually working against its long-term interests by backing such radical anti-Polish elements right next door.

This "Bandera Brinksmanship" reminds one of the US' foreign policy mentality of allying with and building dangerous radical forces that may later come back to harm them (i.e. Al Qaeda in the Soviet's Afghan conflict and the Libyan and Syrian-based international jihadis of today). Through its greedy and nationalistically minded cooperation with the US in seeking to de-facto resurrect the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, Poland has abandoned its European principles and blindly set itself on becoming America's bulldog in Eastern Europe.

Andrew Korybko is the American Master's Degree student at the Moscow State University of International Relations (MGIMO).

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The following was posted beneath America Doesn't Need a 'Fort Trump' in Poland (30/10/18) by Doug Bandow | Russia Insider.

That so many Poles seem willing to allow their country in 2018 to be used as a staging post for NATO's planned war against Russia and other independent nations may, in part, be a consequence of the shameful treatment of Poland since the signing of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact in August 1939 and the Red Army attacking Poland from the east on 17 September 1939 as Poland was resisting the Nazi invasion from the West.

Subsequently many Polish officers, captured by the Red Army, were executed on Stalin's orders at Katyn Wood.

After the Warsaw Uprising began on 1 August 1944, until the insurgency was crushed on 2 October the Red Army sat on the west bank of the Vistula River in the Praga division of Warsaw. They gave no support to the insurgency - no artillery support, no aerial bombardment and no supplies. The Red Army even obstructed attempts by Britain and the United States to fly in resources from Italy.

After the insurgency was crushed the Red Army continued to sit on its hands as the Nazis razed Warsaw to the ground.

Paradoxically, even Red Army soldiers - as well as Russia in 2018 - were victims of Stalin's betrayal of Warsaw. How many tens of thousands - or hundreds of thousands - fewer Red Army soldiers would have had to have been sacrificed to defeat Nazi Germany had the Warsaw Uprising triumphed instead of being crushed?

On 1 September 1944 George Orwell wrote critically of much of the British left for pushing of Stalin's excuses and Stalin's smears of the Warsaw insurgents. His article was published in the left-wing Tribune.

I am sure that if George Orwell were around today, he would be no less opposed to Poland's membership of NATO than he was for the Warsaw Uprising in 1944.

For more information, read "Rising '44" (2003) by Norman Davies 637 pages or 776 pages including preface, appendices, notes, index, etc. (http://normandavies.com/books/rising-44/?lang=en)