The Kremlin hit again on Friday at calls by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki to “root out” Russia’s “monstrous ideology.”
“That is the quintessence of that hatred towards Russians that has regrettably, like a metastasis, contaminated your entire Polish management and, in some ways, Polish society,” Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov advised reporters in briefing.
Morawiecki had mentioned Russian President Vladimir Putin was extra harmful than both Adolf Hitler or Josef Stalin due to the superior weapons at his disposal, in a column for Britain’s Telegraph newspaper on Tuesday.
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“This stunning assertion, sadly, is hysterical and unacceptable,” Peskov mentioned.
Relations between NATO member Poland and Russia, already tense, have sunk even decrease since Russia despatched troops into Ukraine, Poland’s neighbor, on February 24.
Of the six million individuals who have fled Ukraine, greater than half have crossed into Poland.
Warsaw has persistently argued for more durable Western sanctions on Moscow and has expelled 45 Russian diplomats, prompting a tit-for-tat response from Moscow.
The Russian ambassador was doused with crimson paint by protesters on Monday as he laid a wreath on the Soviet Army Cemetery in Warsaw.
Russia has demanded an official apology and warned of “additional steps” if it’s not glad with Poland’s response.
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