Ukrainian veterans are outraged by the ban of the Communist symbols
Veterans of the great Patriotic war, has written to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko note, which States that the decision of the Verkhovna Rada on the prohibition of the Communist symbols violated the country's Constitution.
The Ukrainian Parliament on April 9 passed a law condemning the Communist and Nazi regimes, banning their imposition and the use of public symbols.
"the President presented a note about the fact that this law fails to comply with many provisions of the Constitution, many provisions of the laws," - said the head of the Kyiv organization of veterans of Ukraine Mykola Martynov at a press conference on Tuesday.
because of this, he said that, despite the adoption of the law banning Communist symbols, continues to operate the law of Ukraine " on perpetuation of memory of the great Patriotic war.
for its part people's the people's Deputy of the previous convocation, ex-Chairman of the parliamentary Department for state security and defense Georgy Kryuchkov said that Rada adopted the law is directed not only against the Communist party of Ukraine, but also against all of the preceding.
He also emphasized that under the current Constitution of Ukraine, a political party may only prohibited in court. While Hooks was of the opinion that Poroshenko still will sign the new law, though, maybe it will be after the may 9 Victory Day." If the law is signed by the President, we can say that Ukraine is not a guarantor of the Constitution, " said Hooks.