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Rada can return Bander a rank of the Hero of Ukraine - RIA Novosti, 05.12.2018


MOSCOW, 5 Dec – RIA Novosti. Deputies of fractions of Petro Poroshenko Bloc and "Popular front" in the Ukrainian Parliament prepared the draft resolution of the address to the president of the country on return of a rank of the Hero of Ukraine to one of leaders of the Ukrainian nationalists Stepan Bander, the document is registered on Wednesday on the website of the Verkhovna Rada.© of the Photo: public domain of Poroshenko praises Petliura. The way can finish so жеУказ about posthumous assignment Bander ranks of the Hero of Ukraine was signed in 2010 by Viktor Yushchenko holding at that time the president's post. Later the Donetsk district administrative court repealed this decree as the rank of the Hero under the law can be given only to the citizen of Ukraine, and Bander was killed in 1959, before creation of the Ukrainian state. "People's Deputies from fractions "Petro Poroshenko Bloc", "Popular front" acted as initiators of the project — it is reported on Rada's website. However the text of the draft resolution is at the moment inaccessible. Earlier the Gazeta.ua portal reported that in February, 2017 on the website of the Ukrainian president the electronic petition in support of an initiative about return Bander of a rank of the Hero of Ukraine was created. The petition hung on the website of 90 days and collected 187 votes from necessary 25 thousands.© Photos: it is provided by the Vinnytsia region duma "Saint Petliura, Bander's martyr": whether her "gods" the President Petro Poroshenko in May, 2015 will save the Ukrainian power gave OUN-UPA * the status of "fighters for independence" of Ukraine, and to its participants — the right for social guarantees. Moscow is the decision condemned, having noted that "Ukraine is that country where neo-Nazis from words passed to business and killed thousands of civilians" and that "similar actions should give an adequate assessment at the international level". Glorification of UPA * and her leaders sparks criticism from many veterans of the Great Patriotic War and politicians accusing Banderovites of cooperation with Nazis. In particular, the public is urged not to forget about atrocities of fighters of OUN-UPA * in the course and after war, for example, about "the Volynsk slaughter" — mass destruction in 1943 by the Ukrainian nationalists of the Polish civilian population on Volhynia which till September, 1939 was mainly in structure of Poland. According to researchers, the total number of the victims of the tragedy fluctuates from 36 thousand to 100 thousand people. *ekstremistsky organization, banned in the Russian Federation.

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