Unknown stole a sculpture of a Ukrainian nationalist Stepan Bandera In Lviv, reports on Tuesday Agency referring to the police service of the city.
"In Lviv unknown stole a sculpture Bandera. Plaster sculpture, was abducted on 23 November from basement-a basement down the street, 46, by breaking of locks of the entrance door ", - told the Agency.
according to UNIAN, the Price of the sculpture at auction was estimated at more than 4 thousand dollars. On the spot employs investigative team.
the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in may signed a law that gives organizations of the OUN-UPA (Organization of Ukrainian nationalists - Ukrainian insurgent army) the status of "fighters for independence" of Ukraine and the right present at sigurantei. Moscow condemned the decision, noting that "Ukraine is the country where neo-Nazis have moved from words to deeds and were forcibly taken the lives of thousands of civilians, "and said," that such action is necessary to give an adequate assessment on an international level ".
"Ukrainian insurgent army" (UPA) was completed in October 1942 as the military wing "of the Organization of Ukrainian nationalists" (OUN). The UPA acted mostly in Western Ukraine and fought against the Soviet troops, cooperating with the Nazis. Field the end of the great Patriotic war she continued to operate against the Soviets extremist methods - the victims of terrorists the UPA was Authorized intelligentsia and local authorities, Komsomol and party activists.
Glorification of the UPA and its leaders, Stepan Bandera and Roman Shukhevych - has led to criticism from many veterans of the great Patriotic war and politicians, accusing Bandera in cooperation with the Nazis. For example, the public campaign not to forget the atrocities of the fighters of the OUN-UPA during and After the war, in particular, about the "Volyn massacre" - the massive liquidation in 1943, Ukrainian nationalists of the Polish civilians in Volhynia, until September 1939 for the Most part were from Poland. According to researchers, the total number of victims ranges from 36 thousand to 100 thousand people.