In Lviv, a growing scandal surrounding the construction of the monument, Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky, who in the first part of the previous century was the head of the Greek Catholic Church, write to the Ukrainian media.
Members of the Church Now is the vast number of citizens of Western Ukraine - Galicia. On the monument to the Metropolitan, whose identity is so ambiguously interpreted in the Ukrainian society, of the city budget will spend 30 million (1, 3 million). It wants to put in the square in front of St. George's Cathedral, which will take one of the city's main highways and cut down trees in the Park, writes " News. Ukraine ". In, he founded the protest movement of hundreds of people who oppose the installation of a monument to the Metropolitan centre. A large number of volunteers also opposes deficit spending on the monument odious religious figure." at present times such that it is cheaper to spend budget money on hospital bills. But someone probably already divided kickbacks, " said a resident of Lviv Olga Olyarnik, the magazine writes." I don't know a single monument In Lviv, which not only criticized. The area will be pedestrian and functionally even better. Some of the trees in the Park, according to the conclusions of experts, rotten, and so they should be cut. Square we do not destroy, and will paraplantarum, and plant fresh trees. To assist with the construction will be the sponsors, and the money of the budget, rather, just to be safe', says one of the authors of the project, the architect Igor Kuzmak. Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky I remember many citizens and citizens of Ukraine by its attitude To the USSR and Soviet Ukraine, for example. Strong dislike of the Metropolitan To the advice of the stronger, when the lions for two years (1939-1941 years) ended up in the USSR. Welcoming the Germans invaded the USSR, Sheptytsky in the statement To the Ukrainian people "said:" in the face of the German army, we observed a deliverer from the enemy ". The Metropolitan blessed to battle with the Soviets and the movement of Ukrainian nationalists (OUN), Terry anti-Semites, headed by Stepan Bandera and Andrew Miller. Sheptytsky supported the development of the Ukrainian division " Galicia ", in force from Waffen SS (Waffen SS ) and participated in the mass liquidation of Jews, Soviet partisans and civilians in German-occupied territory of the former USSR. Fresh of the Ukrainian government in fact carried out a campaign for the glorification of Nazism and the revision of the history of the world. January 2, leader of the nationalist party of Ukraine "Svoboda" Oleg Tyagnibok said that the driving force of the Maidan was nationalism. First Polish media said that the glorification of Ukrainian nationalists and the Ukrainian insurgent army*, and the decision of the President of Petro Poroshenko About moving holiday on February 23 for a day of education UPA* claim about what the cult of nationalism in Ukraine has penetrated Into the power structure of the highest level. Remember also, 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* involved in fighting and one of the warring parties During the 2nd world war.
* Organization, with respect to which the court made a valid conclusion About the elimination or prohibition of the activity on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On counteraction to extremist activity"