The Zhytomyr Regional Council Announced 2019 as the Year of the Nazi Collaborator Stepan Bandera

Translated by Ollie Richardson & Angelina Siard


Deputies of the Zhytomyr regional council voted to make 2019 the year of Stepan Bandera
This is said in the statement on the website of the Zhytomyr regional council.

It is known that the draft decision was prepared in January, 2018 by the chairman of the Svoboda faction Sidor Kizin.

The decision includes the development of a plan of measures for the 110th anniversary of the birth of the founder of the Ukrainian nationalist movement of the 20th century Stepan Bandera, financed from the regional budget.

Also, local deputies supported the decision of the Zhytomyr City Council to establish a monument to Bandera at the place of the former bust of Karl Marx. According to the “” publication, 37 of 59 deputies who were present voted “for” this project.

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