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Re: Plan to sue Poland over lost family assets

“They should be suing the Russian Government.”

Actually Ania, Russia has received much more similar claims. This is one of the areas where the Polish and Russian governments cooperate, since they are both in identical circumstances, and both countries have passed almost identical laws seeking to address the issue – return of religious and communal property as well as limited returns to those who held citizenships in 1998 and 1999.

Most legal experts consider such cases closed and wouldn’t advice pursuing them further.

But, as long as there is a sliver of a chance, they will continue to be filed.

There are a ton of similar cases against governments all over the world. Few, if any, are heard, and even fewer ruled upon.

Re: Plan to sue Poland over lost family assets

The good lady might have asked someone to write the article.

Re: Plan to sue Poland over lost family assets

Or at least proof read it - it looks like it was written by a school kid.

"She believes that the problem is not money their economy is doing all right, they can afford to pay now but culture."

Re: Plan to sue Poland over lost family assets

“The Poles, she said, still see themselves as victims, not perpetrators, of the war, and so refuse to take responsibility for its consequences.”

Perpetrators? Does this woman own a dictionary? Responsible for what, being invaded from both sides, abandoned by its allies, deprived of self government for fifty years.

“But Poland has not paid its dues.”
More dues than you can comprehend Madame Deech.

Re: Plan to sue Poland over lost family assets

“The Poles, she said, still see themselves as victims, not perpetrators, of the war, and so refuse to take responsibility for its consequences.”

Crikey...I had not seen that. That would be a shocking attitude - do you think it was misreported?

Re: Plan to sue Poland over lost family assets

Yeah that whole article is a piece of shit.

Feel sorry for whoever wrote it.