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A resident of the Polish village Sagrini called the police after the Ukrainian politician uttered the phrase “Glory to Ukraine. Glory to the heroes”. About it reports the edition Zaxid.
The incident occurred on March 10 at the cemetery, where Ukrainian delegation has arrived to honor the memory of those killed in 1944 the Ukrainians. First Deputy Chairman of the Volyn regional Council Alexander Pirozek concluded the traditional Ukrainian greeting, which was regarded by local residents as “Bandera greeting”.
Arrived at the police copied passport data of Eroica and left. The publication writes that now the local Prosecutor’s office will determine whether there was a violation antibanderovskie law passed in Poland on February 1.
The Polish Senate (upper house of Parliament) on the night of February 1 passed a law on the Institute of national memory, criminalizing the denial of the participation of Ukrainian nationalists and members of Ukrainian organizations who collaborated with the Third Reich, crimes against poles in the period from 1925 to 1950.
In mid-February it became known that the Polish authorities began to question applying for the right to stay in the country of Ukrainians about their attitude to Stepan Bandera and the Volyn massacre. In the event that the applicant is in doubt or not satisfied with the answer of the representative of the government, his application will be denied.
Fighters of the Ukrainian insurgent army (armed wing of the banned in Russia organization of Ukrainian nationalists (OUN)) in 1943 organized the so-called Volyn massacre — the ethnic cleansing of the Polish population. According to various estimates, the victims of the massacres began from 30 thousand to 100 thousand people. One of the OUN leaders was Stepan Bandera.
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