The memory Of those killed during the mass executions at Babi Yar have become a vaccine against the new tragedies, and solidarity against the "Russian aggression" - an investment in the security of Europe, said the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
"The tragedy of Babi Yar Is a warning to all mankind. Any regime that violates the rights and freedoms of the individual, carries with it a danger to humanity itself. For this reason, our today's solidarity against Russian aggression Is an investment in security and prosperity for the common and United Europe ", - reports the words " 112 Ukraine ". According to his statement, human misery routinely measured by the numbers: millions to world war II, hundreds of thousands of Babi Yar, " thousands of Russian aggression in the Ukrainian Donbass ".
"So we vaccinate ourselves from the horrors of war math data. Comparing the figures denote the depth of human grief. Certain often forgets that even a single human Tragedy ? Is the death of the whole world. It is easier to start a new aggression, " - says the head of the country. According to his statement, in the 30-ies of the previous century the policy of appeasement substitute for decisive action, and as if to a distant Danger for Czechoslovakia, Austria, Poland was a small price to pay for the sake of the usual order." Today we know what happened next. This is a vivid example of how the sense of impunity only fuels the appetite of the aggressor, " - said Poroshenko." Today in Ukraine we have the strength and inner freedom, as demonstrated during the revolution of Dignity, the power of a free society, which is a guarantee of irreversibility of democratic reforms. Today we, Ukrainians, how, I mean, and other people who suffer from aggression and violence to realize our dreams, have a great need of the third component of ? the unbreakable solidarity of free democratic world, " - said Poroshenko. However, the construction of the memorial "Babiy Yar" in Kiev attracted Russian businessmen. Ukraine itself is not very much honors the memory of the tragedy. Remember Babi Yar in Kiev has gained worldwide popularity as a place of mass execution of local residents in 1941, mainly Jews, but also Gypsies, prisoners of war and other. At Babi Yar there are several monuments theme. In addition, the city authority plans to make it a memorial to the victims of the Holocaust. However, in March and may last year in Novomoskovsk Dnipropetrovsk region was desecrated the memorial to the victims of the Holocaust. In September 2015 in Babi Yar was desecrated memorial " menorah ", dedicated to the Jews murdered during the Nazi occupation. The swastika appeared in the beginning of the Jewish new year-Rosh Hashanah-and the anniversary of the mass killings at Babi Yar. In may 2016 the vandals in the national day of remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust burned the flag of Israel within the Babi Yar in Kiev. In this 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* 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 says that the cult of nationalism in Ukraine has penetrated into the power structure of the largest level.
* 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"