The canadian government claims that the Soldiers of the country will not work with neo-Nazis in Ukraine, however, the Canadian employees of the foreign Ministry in doubt, wrote the canadian journal.
Canada will host the Ukraine, about 200 soldiers to provide the opportunities of military exercises on capacity strengthening of military power of Ukraine. Before the head of the Ministry of defense of Canada Jason Kenney confirmed that the military headquarters Canada and in truth they discussed the problem of the presence of radical right-wing among the Ukrainian military.
"We are not going to train temporary equipped weapon creation, - said the head of the Ministry of defense of Canada.- We will train only the units of the Ukrainian National guard and the army, recognized by the government of Ukraine ". Certain former Canadian employees of the foreign Ministry questioned the phrase Jason Kenney, pointing to the government's attempts to win the votes of the Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada in the upcoming Federal election.
Fears also is the fact that the separation of such neo-Nazis from the Ukrainian military would be problematic. Certain warriors Armed groups openly acknowledged that they adhere to anti-Semitic and Pro-Nazi positions." These military units were deployed in the composition of the APU, and therefore We will not be able to figure out who exactly is being coached, says former canadian Ambassador to Yugoslavia, Bulgaria and Albania James Bisset.- The canadian military can't have anything in common with these questionable groups."
Glorification of the UPA and its leaders Stepan Bandera and Roman Shukhevych - has led to criticism from many veterans and politicians, accusing Bandera in cooperation with the Nazis. For example, the public campaigning not to forget the atrocities of the fighters of the OUN-UPA during and after the war, for example about "Volyn massacre" - massive liquidation in 1943 Ukrainian nationalists Polish civilians in Volhynia, until September 1939 were mostly from Poland. According to researchers, the total number of victims ranges from 36 thousand to 100 thousand people.
The Supreme court of the Russian Federation in November 2014 was included in the list of extremist organizations "Right sector" Ukrainian national Assembly - Ukrainian national self-defense "(UNA-UNSO), the Ukrainian organization "Brotherhood" and " Trident behalf of Stepan Bandera and the Ukrainian insurgent army (UPA). Full list of banned extremist organizations