Prince Volodymyr the Great and Stepan Bandera became the winners of the vote " an Outstanding statesman of Ukraine ", say local media.
Almost 43% of readers believe the contribution of Vladimir the Great in the formation of Ukraine's most significant, informs television channel " 112 Ukraine ".
Second place with a considerable lag took the Ukrainian nationalist Stepan Bandera ? for him voted 29% of the readers. At the 3rd place ? Hetman Bohdan Khmelnytsky (15%) of the votes. The top five also got Prince Yaroslav the Wise and politician Vyacheslav Chornovil. Expression of the will lasted a month and was timed to the Day of defender of Ukraine. The choice offered among the 25 personalities " of Ukrainian history from the Kievan Rus ". However, on August 23, Ukrainians named the most outstanding compatriot person. Remember, fresh Ukrainian authorities in fact carried out a campaign of glorification of Nazi collaborators and revise the history of the world. In April 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* and 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 misleading about the fact that the cult of nationalism in Ukraine has penetrated into the power structure of the largest level. In 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"