Skip to comments.Never ‘insult Poles again,’ Poland’s prime minister tells Ukraine’s Zelensky
Posted on 09/23/2023 7:52:16 AM PDT by dynachrome
Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has told Volodymyr Zelensky never to “insult Poles again” after the Ukrainian president suggested his neighbor was putting on a show over their disputes on grain exports.
The Polish leader fired back at Zelensky after the Ukrainian leader offered a veiled criticism of Poland at the United Nations’ general assembly this week, saying the dispute was “political theater” and that “some of our friends in Europe” have “made a thriller from the grain.”
On Friday, at a rally in Swidnik, Poland, Morawiecki hit back.
“I want to tell President Zelensky never to insult Poles again, as he did recently during his speech at the UN,” he said.
“The Polish people will never allow this to happen, and defending the good name of Poland is not only my duty and honor, but also the most important task of the Polish government,” the Polish prime minister added.
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That’s exactly what Poland is angling for — a generous postwar slice of western Ukraine.
Reminds me of an old joke: what’s black and blue and floats in the Chicago River? Italians that tell Polish jokes!
Some comments you shouldn’t touch with a ten-foot Ukrainian
Looks like Zelensky shot himself in the foot for grain.
Perhaps Hillary Clinton’s Satanist Marina Abramovic can help?
In other news, I haven’t heard a Polock joke since they kicked out the Soviet Union. They earned respect from even chronic jokesters.
I still dont trust Poland. Actually, Hungary seems to be the only country in Europe that has not gone full WEF cabal retard.
Jeez, you would thunk the world would have recognized that Zelenskyy was grifting pervert long ago. Stupid chit Zeepers still cling and worship his leadership along with Biden.
I suspect that Poland recognizes that Ukraine has lost the war and providing Zelenky with any additional money and equipment is pointless.
Best to keep their money and equipment and look to Poland”s own interests rather than piss it away in Ukraine.
Other FR posts have said Poland may be ready to take over some of the Ukraine territory that had once been part of Poland. Suggesting Poland is waiting for the right time, the right situation to occur.
Pre-WWII Polish territory. Why should Stalin's gains be eternal?
“I want to tell President Zelensky never to insult Poles again...”
So the first insult was OK and was met with no consequence, just rhetoric.
Poland hosted most of the world’s Jewish population for hundreds of years. Their reward: Polack jokes. There’s a huge amount of old world bad blood between Poles and Jews. Americans couldn’t begin to understand.
In 2022, Ukraine needed a Patton. And Zelensky filled that role perfectly.
Now it's 2023, Zelensky needs to shift gears and act like Eisenhower. He needs to be a diplomat and get more resources from the West.
And not act like a SOB.
Even the Americans are getting tired of Zelensky.
Nah. But in a long war, maybe Putin will take Odessa. Ukraine becomes a landlocked, rump state. But it'll survive.
The History of Lemberg (Lviv, Lwów, Lvov) prior to World War I
Lemberg was founded by the Ruthenian duke Danylo Romanovič (1201-1264) around 1250 and soon became an important political, cultural and trade center, under Polish rule from 1387 on. In 1772, in the wake of the first partition of Poland, the city was annexed by the Habsburg monarchy and became the capital of the Austrian crownland Galicia and Lodomeria. Around 1900 Lemberg had about 160,000 inhabitants. 49.4 percent were Polish, 26.5 percent were Jews and 19.9 percent were Ruthenians/Ukrainians. The Polish élites had considerable political power within the local government and were in possession of much of Galicia’s land. The emergence of Ukrainian nationalism led to the foundation of a national party in 1899 which aimed at national unity and independence. Therefore, on the eve of World War I, the situation in Lemberg was characterized by growing nationalism and antisemitism and a conflict between Poles and Ukrainians on the verge of escalation.
At the outbreak of the war Lemberg – together with Cracow and Przemyśl – was one of the biggest garrisons of the Austro-Hungarian army in the east and was of great strategic importance. It was a cornerstone in the protection of Austria-Hungary against Russia. After the first defeats of Austro-Hungarian troops, civil and military authorities began a wave of persecutions against Russophile Ukrainians for alleged treason. This led to the arrest of members of the National Party and many alleged pro-Russian politicians.
The Polish-Ukrainian War
When the Habsburg monarchy collapsed, an open conflict broke out between the Poles and the Ukrainians over the possession of Galicia. On 1 November 1918 the Western Ukrainian National Republic was proclaimed. However, after heavy fighting, the Poles forced the Ukrainians out of the city by 21 November 1918. In the following unrests from 22 to 24 November, a large number of Jewish citizens was killed or injured, their houses (as well as those of Ukrainians) were looted and burnt down. Despite mediation attempts by the Entente Powers, the war continued until July 1919. The Treaty of Warsaw, signed on 21 April 1920, finally ended the hostilities between the Polish Republic and the Ukrainian People’s Republic, recognizing recent Polish territorial gains in western Ukraine and the border along the Zbruch River.
Voldy’s just winning hearts and minds everywhere, isn’t he?
A Polish man goes to the eye doctor for new prescription glasses. The eye doctor sets him and up and shows a board on the wall with a series of small letters “PCZWAKOZDSXKI”... The doctor then asks the Polish man: “Can you read these letters for me?”… The polish man responds: “Can I read this? I even know the guy!
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