Disinfo: Auschwitz was modeled on Polish example

Summary

Arpad Wigand used the Polish example for designing the Auschwitz concentration camps

Disproof

This message is part of the Kremlin’s policy of historical revisionism and a part of an organised campaign to defame Poland. No sources support Auschwitz was modeled after Polish PoW camps, set up after the Soviet - Polish war of 1919 - 1920.

Read other examples of the Russian historical revisionism concerning Poland - Poland posed a military threat to the USSR in 1938-1939Nazi Germany considered Poland its best allyIf Poland realized a rational policy in 1939, Moscow would have had a different approach towards it and Poland re-writes the history of the Warsaw uprising accusing the USSR of its failure.

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  • Reported in: Issue 181
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 27/01/2020
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, Poland
  • Keywords: Holocaust, Historical revisionism
  • Outlet: REN TV News Front
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Disproof

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Disproof

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Disproof

Conspiracy theory. This is a pro-Kremlin narrative about the China coronavirus and hinting on the Lugar laboratory in Georgia. See more here. 

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