Thousands of nationalists in Kiev said March is the anniversary of the UPA
About 3 thousand members of the nationalist party "Svoboda" and the Ukrainian nationalists made up the Procession on the occasion of the 74th anniversary of banned in Russia Ukrainian insurgent army and the day of defender of Ukraine in Kiev. The nationalists marched through the main street of the capital Khreschatyk. In the process of the procession, they beat drums and burned flares. The procession passed without incident and ended at St. Michaels square, informs RIA " news ". on the last working day of the week in Ukraine is celebrated the Church's Cover, on the same day the Nationalists emphasize the anniversary of the UPA* who fought in the great Patriotic war against the Soviets and collaborated with the Nazis. Ukrainian insurgent army* was completed in October 1942 as a military wing of the organization of Ukrainian nationalists. The UPA acted mostly in Western Ukraine and fought against the Soviet troops, collaborating with the Nazis. Field completion of the great Patriotic war she continued to operate against the Soviets extremist methods – victims of terrorists, the UPA has been Authorized intelligentsia and local authorities, Komsomol and party activists. Remember, fresh Ukrainian authorities in fact carried out a campaign of glorification of Nazi collaborators and revise the history of the world. April 9, 2015, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted the law On the recognition of OUN-UPA fighters for Ukraine's independence and gave the right present to social security. At the same time the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada voted for the adoption of a law condemning the Communist regime in Ukraine. European media concluded that the glorification of Ukrainian nationalists and the Ukrainian insurgent army, as well as the decision of the President of Petro Poroshenko About the transfer of the holiday of 23 February on the day of formation of the UPA says that the cult of nationalism in Ukraine has penetrated into the power structure of the largest level. 14 Oct 2014 the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree on the abolition of February 23 and the celebration of the Day of defender of Ukraine on October 14, the day of formation of the Ukrainian insurgent army, one of the founders of which was Stepan Bandera. At the end of September Poroshenko said that the possibility of recognition of authorized UPA combatants and one of the belligerents during the 2nd world war. * Organization, regarding which the court accepted entered into legal force of the conclusion About destruction or prohibition of activity on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"