Thursday, February 18, 2010

Crimea Challenges Bandera Glorification

The Supreme Court of Crimea, a Ukrainian region with a majority Russian population, petitioned Ukraine’s Constitutional Court to find unconstitutional a recent Presidential decree awarding the Hero of Ukraine honor to Stepan Bandera, a Ukrainian nationalist leader who was accused of collaboration with Nazi Germany and was assassinated by the KGB in West Germany in 1959.

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