"Leaving room for manipulation": Klimkin on preserved changes to Polish law on National Memory Institute

19:00, 26 August 2018
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"Termination of the criminal prosecution of a well-known historian and public figure, Hryhoriy Kupriyanovych, leaves very mixed feelings," Klimkin wrote on Facebook.

On the one hand, he said, this is a victory of common sense as such.

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"But the basis, the very existence of the legislation, and changes to the law on the institute of national remembrance – they all remain. This leaves room for manipulation, freedom of speech and freedom of thought," the minister wrote.

"Therefore, we need to keep working. In fact, this legislation is very bad for everyone, but first of all, for Poland and for the Poles," he added.

As reported, the Polish Institute of National Remebrance refused to initiate an investigation against chairman of the Ukrainian society in Lublin, Hryhoriy Kupriyanovych, following a statement by the Lublin Governor.

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