Radu asked to recognize OUN-UPA belligerent in world war II
Another draft law on the recognition of the Organization of Ukrainian nationalists and the Ukrainian insurgent army (OUN-UPA) "a belligerent in the Second world war for freedom and independence of Ukraine" submitted to the Ukrainian Parliament. The relevant document is registered on the Internet representation Happy on the first day of the week, but as long as the text is missing.
Such bills shall be introduced in the Ukrainian Parliament not the 1st time, however, before this idea could not find support of the deputies.
pioneer made on the first day of the week bill became the people's Deputy from "Blok Petro Poroshenko" Alexander Tretyakov.
before the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted a law recognizing " the Organization of Ukrainian nationalists and the Ukrainian insurgent army (UPA) fighters for independence of Ukraine in the twentieth century and provided the right of its members to social guarantees.
"Ukrainian insurgent army" was formed in October 1942 as the military wing of the organization of Ukrainian nationalists " (OUN), its purpose was proclaimed the struggle for independence of Ukraine. The UPA acted mostly in Western Ukraine and fought against the Soviet troops, cooperating with the Nazis. Field of the end of world war II she continued to struggle against the Soviets extremist methods - injured soldiers of the UPA has been Authorized by the intelligentsia and local authorities, Komsomol and party activists.
Glorification of the UPA and its leaders Stepan Bandera and Roman Shukhevych - has led to criticism from many veterans and politicians, accusing Bandera in cooperation with the Nazis. For example, the public campaigning not to forget the atrocities of the fighters of the OUN-UPA during and After the war, in particular about the "Volyn massacre" - massive liquidation in 1943 Ukrainian nationalists Polish civilians in Volhynia, until September 1939 were mostly from Poland. According to researchers, the total number of victims ranges from 36 thousand to 100 thousand people.
The Supreme court of the Russian Federation in November 2014 was included in the list of extremist organizations "Right sector" Ukrainian national Assembly - Ukrainian national self-defense "(UNA-UNSO), the Ukrainian Organization "Brotherhood" and "Trident behalf of Stepan Bandera and the Ukrainian insurgent army" (UPA). Full list of banned extremist organizations