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Polish President Lech Kaczynski will decide next week on whether he will take part in Victory Day celebrations in Moscow in May, his spokesman said.
Kaczynski questioned his participation in the events after Moscow invited General Wojciech Jaruzelski, Poland's last communist leader, to take part.
"Kaczynski will announce whether he will come to Moscow after the [Easter] holidays," the spokesman told journalists on Wednesday evening.
Fourteen heads of state have already confirmed their participation in the May 9 celebration of the 65th anniversary of Nazi Germany's capitulation, including leaders from Armenia, France, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Germany, Moldova, Serbia, Ukraine and Vietnam.
General Jaruzelski, 86, is one of nine former heads of state who fought in World War II, including former U.S. president George Bush Sr. and ex-French president Valery Giscard d'Estaing.
Jaruzelski, Poland's prime minister from 1981 to 1985 and head of state from 1985 to 1990, resigned after the Polish Round Table Agreement in 1989 led to democratic elections in Poland.
In 2005, General Jaruzelski attended the Moscow celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany, together with then Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski.
WARSAW, April 1 (RIA Novosti)
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We have witnessed the total defeat of western Ukraine, Western nationalists and the West in general, which made the unfortunate decision to support the anti-government activity. They failed to realize that the collapse of Yanukovych means the collapse of Ukrainian unity. They set fire to their own home and planted a time bomb under Ukraine’s territorial integrity.