MOSCOW ADMITS DESTROYING KATYN RECORDS.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 21
The Federal Security Servicearchivist has acknowledged that the Soviet government destroyed allrecords concerning Stalin’s execution of 4,000 Polish officers at Katynduring World War II, Segodnya reported May 26. Anatoly Krayushkin saidthat Khrushchev had ordered the destruction of more than 21,000Katyn-related documents in 1959. But he claimed that current Polishinterest in this tragedy was merely a part of Warsaw’s campaign to getinto NATO. In sharp contrast and also on May 26, BNS reported thatPolish officials had welcomed the discovery of World War II-eradocumentation on Polish units in Lithuania.
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