Five-pointed red Star on the building of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has replaced the symbol of the Ukrainian emblem - Trident, said the head of the Ukrainian Parliament Volodymyr Groysman on Thursday.
The star that was on the spire of the flagpole, removed from the building of the Verkhovna Rada in February of last year during mass protests in Kiev, but until today the place of the Soviet symbol was empty.
"On the Verkhovna Rada will now rise Trident. Together with the internal shape of the Parliament that must make the most efficient and closer to European models, and replaceable symbols of the previous totalitarian. Reverting back to dictatorship will not be ", - Groysman wrote on his page century
in may in Ukraine entered into force adopted by the Verkhovna Rada the law " about the condemnation of the Communist and Nazi regimes ", for example, prohibiting propaganda of Soviet symbols. The legislative act also prohibited the public use of symbols of the Communist regime. The document caused a great resonance in society.