Twice Prime Minister of Mongolia – in 1998 and 2004-2006 – and President of this country in 2009-2017 social media site X. Tsachiagijn Elbegdorj decided to mention the words of Vladimir Putin, who posted maps of the former Mongolian Empire. . The graphics show that it occupies a significant part of the current territory of Russia.
“After Putin's speech, I saw historical maps of Mongolia. Don't worry. We are a peaceful and independent nation,” the Mongolian politician signed the graphic.
Maps published by Tsakhiagijn Elbegdorje show the shape of the Mongol Empire in the second half of the 13th century during the reign of Monge, the fourth great Mongol Khan and grandson of Genghis Khan.
Vladimir Putin spoke about Poland. Radoslaw Sikorsky also showed the diagram
In Tucker Carlson's interview, the Russian dictator didn't ask tough questions, but he talked at length about Ukraine, NATO and Poland. According to Vladimir Putin, “Ukraine received territories previously belonging to Hungary and Poland.” However, he emphasized that “Russia has no claim against Poland or Latvia or any other country”. However, he left the door open to military intervention – Russian troops could be sent to Poland if Russia was attacked.
The Russian leader also said that the Grand Duchy of Lithuania was “even called Lithuanian-Russian because a significant part of this country is Russian.” This met with a clear reaction from Radoslaw Sikorski, the head of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
“Poland categorically rejects the idea that we encouraged Tucker Carlson to return to Vladimir Putin the 1650 borders in Eastern Europe,” wrote the head of the foreign ministry, publishing a map of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
The Russian dictator is twisting history. “Narrative to Russian Recipient”
Vladimir Putin also stated in an interview in 1939 that Poland had motivated Adolf Hitler to attack because it did not want to give up Gdańsk. – We should consider this interview on a rhetorical and persuasive level, not an academic debate and fact-finding. Putin is completely uninterested in this, said historian Dr. Bartomij Kajos from the Adam Mickiewicz Dialogue Center in an interview with Onet. Juliusz Mieroszewski.
– It creates a story that is addressed to a Russian audience. The main thing is to constantly emphasize the fakeness of Poland, because it fits a certain stereotype and image of Poland in Russia. He noted that it was a psychological ploy.
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