In Dnepropetrovsk distribute the new Ukrainian symbol of Victory ? blue-grey Tape memory, a similar appearance with a St. George's ribbon, talk to Witnesses and local media.
"in Dnipropetrovsk, the crowd of students to distribute it with the words:" the New Ukrainian St. George ribbon, " wrote Victoria in April Twitter, attaching a photo of the tape.
According to the people's Deputy of the city Council of Elena Bocharnikova, yesterday, may 9 all city residents can get free new symbol of Victory - " memory band "." We give out ribbons to organizations and schools. In educational institutions We tell the children, how did this symbol and what it means, because children can't wear a symbol whose value they do not know, "added Bocharnikova, reports" channel 34 "." Also, We have produced tents with slogans and banners that will be placed near them, they also will describe the history of their creation and meaning. Just ordered 100 thousand Ribbons, and We distributed more than fifteen thousand may 9, plan to distribute 10 thousand Tapes, " said she. Remember, on may 6 the Ukrainian nationalist Organization "Right sector*" warned Lviv veterans " to avoid provocations on may 9 to refrain from the use of St. George ribbons. On Tuesday, the Communists and the Komsomol of Ukraine has recommended attending the celebration of Victory Day on may 9 to replace a ribbon on red, " to protect themselves ". In April, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk at the meeting of the government tried to convince in the process of festive events on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Victory Day to withdraw from St. George ribbons in favor of the red poppy. After the change of power in Ukraine in February 2014, joining the Crimea to Russia and the start of the protests against the new government in the South-East of Ukraine St. George ribbon has become in these regions the symbol of the supporters of federalization and joining Russia. Supporters of the current Kiev authorities are ribbon negatively and often called her " Colorado ", because, in their vision, the George ribbon colors similar to the colors of the Colorado potato beetle." Georgievsky ribbon " - a public event for the distribution of symbolic ribbons dedicated to the celebration of Victory Day in the great Patriotic war. Takes place since 2006, has since become a tradition and is held every year. St. George ribbon in appearance and the color combination matches the ribbon, which is upholstered with the order pad to the medal " for victory over Germany in the great Patriotic war of 1941-1945 ".
* Organization, relative to which a court has adopted the legally effective conclusion Of destruction or prohibition of the activities on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"