A WWII mass grave was recently found in western Ukraine, pointing to a horrific massacre. Yet with German bullet casings unearthed and evidence pointing to Nazis as perpetrators, Ivan Katchanovski asks why the dominant theory to emerge is of Soviets murdering Poles.
There is no shortage of WWII mass graves in Ukraine, but if this one is seen to reveal a Soviet crime, it will serve the historical narratives of Ukrainian nationalists. (Photo: Istorychna Pravda / Pavlo Solodko)
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