Volyn: No statute of limita
Children – 3-year-olds, 5-year-olds; elders – 80- and 90-year-olds, women, too – all were burned alive.
She ran faster and faster, but they caught up with her. Someone put a gun to her head and pulled the trigger. Mother fell down, blood spilling all over her. She was wounded in the ear; the bullet only scratched the temple.
They dumped people who were still alive into 20-meter deep wells and then murdered them.
To people, 70 years is an average lifetime, a lifetime that could be full of events, whether sad or happy, ups and downs, missed opportunities and glorious achievements. On the scale of history, however, 70 years is merely an instant.
July 2013 marked the 70th anniversary of the events whose meaning and significance are still debated both in Poland and Ukraine.