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The Verkhovna Rada Deputy Ivan Vinnik, the TV channel “112 Ukraine” said that Russia wants to usurp the victory over fascism.
According to him, the Ukrainians participated in major combat actions that occurred in the current territory of Ukraine, Kursk, Belgorod and Stalingrad. Winnick believes that the Ukrainian side has the right to celebrate the victory of soldiers, and memorial Day eighth of may, and Victory Day, which was established by the Soviet Union.
Earlier the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during a speech at the rally “the First minute of peace” said about the difference of the celebration of Victory Day in Kiev and Moscow.
In March 2015, Ukraine established the Day of remembrance and conciliation, which is celebrated on the eighth of may. The country also continue to celebrate the Victory Day on ninth of may, but the main events marking the end of the war held the Day of memory.
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