Memorial: Ukraine's Plans to abandon the term " Great Patriotic war " justified
The head of the " memorial "society, historian and opposition leader Arseny Roginsky was not considered fully justified the Ministry of Ukraine plans to replace the wording " Great Patriotic war " to " 2nd world war ".
He said that the Second world war began on 1 September 1939, And certain regions of Ukraine became part of the USSR after the signing of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact in 1939, according to news Agency "." However, this is a controversial issue, and solve it in different ways. It is unlikely they will have a single, unified textbook, and they will say that the Second world war began in September 1939. As from 22 June 1941 started the Great Patriotic war then Germany attacked the Soviet Union, which was Ukraine ", - He said. Remember, on Wednesday, the Minister of education and science of Ukraine Serhiy Kvit, appointed after the February coup d'?tat, supported the idea of replacing the concept of " Great Patriotic war " in the new history textbooks for the term " Second world war ". First, the Ministry of education of Ukraine began to discuss changes in the history books for high school students in the last month of summer. We emphasize that the annexation of Crimea to Russia will also change the student's curriculum, but - on the contrary - in the direction of greater objectivity." most likely, we will cease to teach history, for example, Tripoli as a fundamental culture, which, as if it grew Ukrainian nation, " - said in an interview to the newspaper VIEW, history teacher oldest Crimean school. Ushinsky Dmitry Borisov.