Washington should abandon the implementation of programs aimed at rewriting the history of the victory in the great Patriotic war, said the Russian Embassy in the United States after the conditions one such program appeared on the website of the us diplomatic mission in Hungary.

“In the 75th anniversary of the great Victory, the Department of state engaged in yet another cynical attempt to rewrite history. To forget the decisive contribution of the peoples of the Soviet Union in defeating Nazism, ending the Holocaust,” said the Russian Embassy on the page in Facebook.

The Embassy urged the us side “to abandon the obviously false, the unworthy and pseudo programs.”

In the description of the contest grants the state Department dedicated to 75-th anniversary of victory in world war II, potential applicants are invited to focus in particular on the stories of specific people and oral evidence, “including acts of humanity and resistance, as well as of cruelty and cooperation in the midst of the Holocaust and the Second world war, and under the tyranny of the Soviet Union.”

Earlier, Moscow said that the US is trying to play the card of rewriting history in their favor, including with the purpose of reducing the role of the red Army’s victory in world war II.

In January, the Russian Embassy in Washington commented on the statement by the US mission in Denmark that Auschwitz (Auschwitz-Birkenau) was released allegedly by American soldiers.