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Ukraine, Russia: The Presidents’ Dads

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Ukraine, History, International Relations, Law, Media & Journalism, Politics, War & Conflict

Some sources claim that Victor Yushchenko's father – “a POW in Auschwitz during WW2″ – was actually “a ‘polizei’ of Nazi concentration camps and an informer to the Nazis.” Other sources claim that Vladimir Putin's father “served in the Nazi-collaborating army led by Russian general Vlasov.” Kyiv Scoop writes about the controversies, here [1] and here [2].