Polish Council Guard Memory of Struggle and Martyrdom extended collective results of the study of mass graves of Polish soldiers during the Second World War in the Ukrainian Vladimir-Volyn, conducted under the direction of Dr. Dominica Seminskoy. In the Ukrainian media is the storage has already been called "the Ukrainian Katyn" and incriminated Stalin's NKVD. Now, however, it becomes clear that the mass murder was organized by the Nazis and could not do without their "help" from the Ukrainian nationalists and collaborators.
In the final report of the study, in particular:
"From October 8 to November 18, 2012 in the settlement of Vladimir-Volyn (Ukraine) and the exhumation was carried out archaeological work. The studies were conducted for the Council Guard Memory of Struggle and Martyrdom (Rady Ochrony Pamieci Walk i Meczenstwa) Ukrainian expedition under the direction and supervision of a team of specialists from Poland, led by Dr. Dominica Seminskoy.
Also participated in the expedition members DP "Volinski starozhitnosti" DP NDC OASU IA NASU — archaeologist Sergei Panishko, Michael Vasheta, Taras Verba, Michael Butenko, Sergey Shablovsky with the Ukrainian side and the students of the University of Lutsk. On the Polish side of the supervision carried out Dr. Dominic Seminskaya (archaeologist), Master Adam Kuchinsky (historian), Master Michal Seminsky (archaeologist), Master Beata Ivanek (anthropologist).
Work to be performed were the continuation of research initiated in the past (2011 — IA REX) Year. They had a life in nature. Eksgumiruemaya tomb was discovered Ukrainian expedition in autumn 2010 during excavations associated with the investigation of the castle of Casimir the Great (the scientists looked for the castle of the king of Poland.
In 2010, an archaeological trench came upon the skeletal remains of murdered victims were also found Polish police badge and the Polish army button model 1928. These findings were associated with the discovery in 1997 in the territory of the Polish graves of victims, it has been suggested that this may be another grave with the remains of Polish victims of the NKVD during the Second World War. It also pointed to the well-known archival documents, witness statements and general knowledge on the events that took place during the Second World War. On this finding was notified Rada OPWiM. After the beginning of the June 2011 inspection of places of the Board members and cooperating with the Council of archaeologists (including the authors of the report), it was decided to take action to carry out archaeological research discovered mass graves, setting the date and circumstances of the offense, ethnicity of the victims, as well as the exhumation and proper reburial of the remains to the cemetery today, Vladimir-Volyn.
As a result of work performed in August and September 2011, was uncovered and exhumed portion (14? 3 meters) discovered the burial pit. Full size of the hole is defined as the 33-35? 3 meters. Were recovered remains of 367 victims. Because of the small number of objects found in the tomb, could not be identified (on a national basis — approx. Interpreter) of the victim.
With confidence established that a crime has been committed, not earlier than in 1941. This is evidenced by the objects found in the grave. First of all, the liner, which is visible on the year, as well as coins, including the youngest, was released in 1940. The way in which the victims were killed and laid in the grave, and said sleeve 9mm manufactured at the plant in Hasak Skazhiske Stone indicate that a crime has been committed on the initiative of the German occupation forces.
The tragedy in Katyn forest (USSR, 1944)
The Katyn meanness