Category Archives: Ukraine

Ukraine | Ukrainian Fascists do not forget their roots

The deputy of the Lviv City Council from the Fascist Party “Svoboda” Mariyana Batiuk in the morning of April 20 on her Facebook page published congratulations on the birthday of Adolf Hitler.
This is reported by the Western-Ukrainian news portal ZAXID.NET.
“A great man, whatever one may say …” – Mariyana Batyuk wrote and quoted two quotes from Hitler’s book “Mein Kampf”. About an hour after the publication, she deleted her message, but users managed to make and publish its screen.

Ukraine | The fighting in Donbas became more active

On April 16 troops loyal to Kiev subjected to intensive mortar shelling the city of Dokuchaevsk, located on the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic.
As a result of the bombardment about ten houses and a gas station on the streets of Lenina, Chapaeva and Vatutina were damaged. There are no victims and injured.

Ukraine | Ukrainian Nazis in Kiev Disrupted a Red Army Commemoration Event & Attacked a Ukrainian MP

On April 13, Kiev residents came to the General Vatutin’s monument to lay flowers in his honor. General Vatutin liberated Kiev from the Nazis and was killed by Ukrainian fascists on April 15, 1944. After that, the general was buried in Kiev.

The modern heirs of the Nazis decided to disrupt the laying of flowers. Grouping C-14 and “Right Sector” in advance came to the monument. There were about 50 fascists. They openly defiled the monument, doused it with red paint in the presence of the police, and harshly insulted Kiev residents and especially veterans laying flowers, and then attacked the head of the faction of the “Opposition block” Yuri Boyko, who also came to pay tribute to Vatutin’s memory.

USA | Odessa community celebrated the anniversary of the liberation of Odessa in Brooklyn

April 10, at the 74th anniversary of the liberation of Odessa from the Nazi invaders, the celebration “Odessa – the city of glory” was organized in the Davidzon Media theatrical drawing room in New York.

The celebratory program was conducted by the president of Odessa community Igor Kazacker. Guests of the event were able to enjoy a concert combined with a photo exhibition and also to attend the presentation of the book “Ethnology of Odessa in the historical and modern perspectives”. The author of this edition, the head of the Odessa Society for the Protection of Monuments of History and Culture, Alexander Prigarin delivered a lecture to the Americans. The book of Prigarin aroused great interest of the audience. The author was attacked with questions, comments, memories even after the 3-hour holiday program.

On the constitutionality of declaring unconstitutional the 2012 language law in Ukraine and the prospects of a united Ukraine

by Halyna Mokrushyna

On February 28, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine declared unconstitutional the 2012 law ‘On the Principles of State Language Policy’ of Ukraine on the grounds that on the day of the reading of the bill on July 3, 2012, the Parliament of Ukraine (Verkhovna Rada) violated the procedures  for consideration and approval of the draft law. [1] These procedures are determined by the Constitution of Ukraine. Systematic violations include the fact that the draft law did not pass a second reading; Rada deputies were physically blocked by deputies of the ruling majority from speaking on the law from the Rada podium and from voting; and using the voting cards of deputies who were absent or using the cards of other deputies to obtain the sufficient number of votes (ibid).