|Author (Person)||Dearden, Lizzie|
|Series Title||The Independent|
Russia announced that its president Vladimir Putin would not be joining world leaders gathering at Auschwitz on 27 January 2015 to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
The Russian president reportedly did not receive an official invitation to the ceremony from Poland after politicians severely criticised Russia’s alleged role backing separatist Ukrainian rebels.
|Countries / Regions||Europe, Poland, Russia|