Polish President Duda honored the memory of Ukrainian warriors of the UNR, Ukrainian People’s Republic, who fought alongside Poles against Soviet Russia in 1918-1921.
On 15 August 1921, Poland won the key Warsaw battle of the Polish-Soviet war, which secured its independence from USSR. To honor the memory of UNR warriors who fought along Poles, Duda knelt at their graves on the Orthodox cemetery in Warsaw on the eve of Day of Polish Army, which is observed on the anniversary of the Warsaw battle.
Polish President Duda honored memory of 🇺🇦UNR warriors who fought alongside Poles against Russia in 1920#otd 102 years ago, 🇵🇱 won key Warsaw battle &secured independence from USSR— Euromaidan Press (@EuromaidanPress) August 15, 2022
📽️Duda kneels at graves of Ukrainian People's Republic warriors in Warsaw https://t.co/7HbaWm0o6L pic.twitter.com/gWrDLpLK5V
Ukraine’s Commander-in-Chief Zaluzhnyi greeted Poles as well: