The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had paid my respects Ukrainian people's victory over Nazism, having finished his address to the nation nationalist salutation of the UPA, said the press service of the President.
"Today we celebrate 71-th anniversary of liberation of Ukraine from Nazis, to honour the memory of the fallen, bow to the warriors - liberators, to all who have made their own contribution to the victory in the Second world war ", - has declared a press-service quoted Poroshenko on the Internet representation of the President of Ukraine.
in his vision, Ukraine was the most important battle of WWII." In Ukraine during the Second world war determined the future fate of mankind ? here took place one of the largest and most bloody battles with the enemy ", - has declared Poroshenko. He said "the invaluable contribution of Ukrainians to the victory of the peoples of Europe over Nazism," and concluded his remarks by greeting the Ukrainian nationalist slogan used by the soldiers of the Ukrainian Patriotic army (UPA*) ? " Glory to Ukraine!". Congratulation Poroshenko was published only in the Ukrainian-speaking part of the Internet mission of the President. Recall, may 17, a former employee of the U.S. Department of state Josh Cohen said that Kiev for its decision only confirms the words of Russian President Vladimir Putin about the fact that Ukraine was full of neo-Nazis. Remember, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed a law On decommunization, which prohibit Soviet symbols, recognise the illegal Communist regime, recognize members of the Ukrainian political and military organizations (UPA) as "fighters for independence of Ukraine in the 20th century" and forbids criticism against them, and the Great Patriotic war date orders to only call the Second world. In April, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted the law On the recognition of OUN-UPA fighters for Ukraine's independence and gave the right of its present social guarantees. At the same time people's deputies of the Verkhovna Rada voted for the adoption of a law condemning the Communist regime in Ukraine.
* Organization, which the court accepted entered into legal force of the conclusion About destruction or ban the activities on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"