On Sunday, the combined forces of the nationalist all-Ukrainian Union “Freedom”, “national body”, “Right sector”, “the Congress of Ukrainian nationalists”, “Organization of Ukrainian nationalists” – held in Lviv “March of the Millennium of the Ukrainian state”, dedicated to the 78th anniversary of the proclamation of the act of restoration of the Ukrainian state on 30 June 1941. About it reports a press-service IN “Svoboda”.
“On the streets of the city marched, joined by activists of nationalist organizations and ordinary citizens. The majority of those present on the occasion dressed in shirts”, – stated in the message of political power.
The March passed from the monument to Stepan Bandera to Liberty Avenue and Shevchenko monument. In the Chamber of the nationalists, the word took Oleg Tyagnibok, who said that “no one but nationalists will not be able to stop the revenge of Pro-Russian anti-Ukrainian forces”.
However, the date of 30 June 1941 went down in history thanks to the events of the so-called “Lviv pogrom”, which was attended by Ukrainian nationalists of the OUN Stepan Bandera. During the pogrom of local Jews was caught, beaten, abused on the streets, and then shot. The victims of the pogrom were several thousand Jews.
On the same day, 30 June 1941, Bandera wing of the OUN announced the creation of the Ukrainian state. The Ukrainian government was headed by the associate Bandera, Yaroslav Stetsko, a well-known anti-Semitic views. Even before the German invasion of Bandera of the OUN planned ethnic cleansing and suggested a program of “Ukraine for Ukrainians”, posters with this slogan of the nationalists are stuck in Lviv on 30 June.
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