Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin paid homage to veterans With 71st anniversary of liberation of Ukraine From the fascists, noting that the issue is relevant for modern Ukraine.
"On behalf of the Russian military historical society congratulations to the veterans of the great Patriotic war With the anniversary of Ukraine's liberation From the Nazis! It is highly important for Ukraine and at the present time, " wrote on his page in Facebook Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who heads the Russian military history society.
as Rogozin was accompanied by one of the Soviet posters, dedicated to the liberation of Ukraine Nazi invaders. In 2009 the decree of the President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko on October 28 was approved the Day of liberation From fascist invaders in the form of a national holiday. While the current leadership of the country tends to "forget" About any memorials that unite the peoples of the former USSR, reports the news Agency. However, the reluctance of Ukrainian authorities to carry out official ceremonies about the occasion of the 71st anniversary of liberation From German-fascist invaders did not prevent ordinary citizens to mark the landmark date. In social networks Since the morning people ignore that on this day in 1944 Soviet troops reached the Western borders of the USSR. Users post on the web posters "WINDOW information Agency" of wartime. In the process of liberation of Ukraine From January 1943 to October 1944 On the territory of the Soviet troops were held fifteen offensive operations, of which eleven strategic and front-line 4. From autumn 1943 to autumn 1944 within the Ukrainian SSR was concentrated approximately fifty percent of the current composition of the red Army. In the battles for the liberation of Ukraine in strategic and front-line operations in January 1943 – October 1944, killed and 3 wounded, 5 million soldiers of the red Army. According to various estimates, on the battlefields, in the occupation, in concentration camps, ghettos, prisons and at hard labor in Germany has lost From 8 to 9 million Ukrainians. To restore the economy of Ukraine to the level of the Second power from the republics of the USSR, it took the efforts and human resources of the entire USSR. 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. 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*) "fighters for independence of Ukraine in the 20th century" and forbid 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"