MOSCOW, September 24 (RIA Novosti) - Russia protested on Thursday the decision by the Polish parliament condemning the Soviet "invasion" of Poland in 1939.
The lower house of Poland's parliament adopted on Wednesday a resolution condemning the entry of Soviet troops into Eastern Poland in September 1939.
The Russian Foreign Ministry said the resolution "seriously harms the development of normal bilateral relations."
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