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Written by: Diana West
Monday, September 28, 2015 5:20 AM 

From the Guardian:

"Hospital moves RAF sergeant over fears his uniform would upset patients"

"Should older people downsize to solve the housing crisis?"

From Soeren Kern:

Germany: Migrants In, Germans Out, The Death of Property Rights.

From Reuters:

"Russian envoy withdraws assertion of Polish blame for Nazi invasion"

This last is quite interesting, actually. The headline is wrong, as is the story. The Russian assertion that caused Poland to summon Russia's ambassador very much concerned the 1939 Russian invasion of Poland.

From Radio Poland last week:

In an interview with the TVN24 news station on Friday, ambassador Andreyev claimed Poland shares responsibility for inciting war hostilities, adding that by entering Polish territory on 17 September 1939, the Red Army had only carried out a defensive manoeuvre to safeguard the USSR.

Reuters mixed up the story -- or something. Here's how the wire service reported Russia's withdrawal of its ambassador's outrageous and ahistorical statement.

Russia's ambassador to Poland on Monday withdrew an assertion that Poland was partially responsible for the 1939 Nazi invasion and the outbreak of World War Two - comments that stirred anger at a tense time in Polish-Russian relations.

No Soviet invasion.

Ambassador Sergey Andreyev was summoned by the foreign ministry after telling private broadcaster TVN24 on Friday that Poland was partly to blame because it had repeatedly blocked formation of a coalition against Berlin in the run-up to the invasion. ...

A couple of paragraphs later, we finallt learn the Soviets were involved, sort of, as Reuters' recaps: 

Nazi Germany invaded Poland in September, 1939, and the Soviet Union moved to occupy parts of eastern Poland two weeks later under a secret agreement between Moscow and Berlin.

I suppose we should be grateful Reuters mentioned the Soviet role in starting World War II at all. But Reuters is hardly alone. Our phony "court historians" have traditionally emphasized the Nazi invasion of Poland on September 1, 1939 to the virtual exclusion of the Soviet invasion of Poland on September 17, 1939. Both invasions, both countries, started World War II, although the Soviets were not prosecuted for this crime against humanity along with their Nazi co-belligerents at Nuremberg. 

In fact, that was where the Soviet invasion of Poland and many other Soviet crimes, such as the Katyn Forest Massacre, just vanished -- along with our own moral compass.

You can find how and why here.

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