The mayor of the Ukrainian city of Kherson has placed billboards, on which congratulates citizens with the anniversary of the "proclamation of Ukrainian state" June 30, 1941, as an illustration, presents a newspaper clipping with a statement of the OUN ("the organization of Ukrainian nationalists", whose military wing UPA* banned in Russia) about the close cooperation with Hitler, informs on Friday the Internet-the edition "Strenia".
"Kherson mayor Vladimir Nikolaenko congratulated citizens on the anniversary of the "proclamation of Ukrainian state" 30 June 1941, declaring close collaboration with Hitler", - said the publication on its website.
Russian President Vladimir Putin wrote an article dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second world war. Material published by the American journal The National Interest.
The head of state entered into a polemic with a number of European politicians who want "to cover up the Munich agreement under the carpet" and to revise the Soviet Union's role in defeating Nazism.
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky believes that the question of the leader of the Organization of Ukrainian nationalists of Stepan Bandera in history must meet time.
"I think that all the people who defended Ukraine's independence, her sons were its heroes. We from hero to enemy - one step. You know, to the history of Stepan Bandera (in the East – ed.). There is no uniqueness. Not necessary, I think, to provoke the Ukrainian society and answer the questions that should be answer time," said Zelensky in the comment to the edition "Ukrainian truth" on the question of whether he was a hero Bandera.