The Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky said that he could not comment on adopted by the Verkhovna Rada of the law on the prohibition of the imposition of the Communist regime and its symbolism in Ukraine " is appropriate in this case vocabulary, and he offered not to the hands of the people who took this decision.
The Verkhovna Rada on Thursday adopted a law banning the Communist and the national socialist (Nazi) totalitarian regimes in Ukraine and their symbolism. This decision was supported by 254 parliamentarians with the necessary minimum of 226 votes. Review Medina, to some extent, prohibition of the Ukrainian authorities repeats the decommunization laws, which were some time ago accepted the Baltic States.
"Plus layered-known message that the Great Patriotic war now in Ukraine will be called the Second world. In every speech, Poroshenko said on the issue that the 2nd world war started at the same time, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, " said Medinsky correspondents on the last working day of the week, noting that I don't recall that the President of similar rank, the head of a major European powers had allowed himself such phrases.
"it was often the lot of some exalted marginal deputies in the European Union. I'll be honest, I could not believe my ears. I think it already is literally beyond mental health, " said Medinsky.
He drew attention that " unfortunately, the position of the Minister of culture does not imply use of that vocabulary, which in this case is appropriate for commenting on such statements Poroshenko and decisions of the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada ".
"This language would have been appropriate. To afford this, And not the hands of these people don't shake