The Ukrainian government will not cancel the May 9 celebrations in the country, Grand event will be held over 2 days - May 8 and 9, said Vice-Premier, Minister of culture Vyacheslav Kyrylenko.
"The event this year will be held two days on 8 and 9 May. The government will not cancel the 9th of May as the day of Victory. In addition, the Government will propose an appropriate way to honor the 8th of May, as throughout Europe, " said Kirilenko.
He said that on 8 May will be celebrated as armistice day and remembrance.
first in the media have any information about that group of people's deputies submitted for consideration by the Verkhovna Rada a draft law On the transfer of the holiday from the 9th of May 8, following the example of European countries. The official Ukrainian Parliament also has information on the draft law " On the Day of remembrance and reconciliation ", but its Details are not disclosed.