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‘Death to our enemies!’ Ukraine’s ultra-nationalists and neo-Nazi’s march in Kiev against President’s roadmap to peace

‘Death to our enemies!’ Ukraine’s ultra-nationalists and neo-Nazi’s march in Kiev against President’s roadmap to peace

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Ukrainian nationalists marched in Kiev to mark the anniversary of a Nazi-collaborating WWII militia. Many used the occasion to protest the so-called Steinmeier Formula – arguably Ukraine’s best chance for peace. Ukraine’s capital saw multiple marches attended by all kinds of nationalists on Monday, when the nation commemorated the foundation of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) – a guerilla group that fought against the Red Army during World War II in collaboration with the Nazis. This time, though, it was not just about glorification of Ukraine’s dubious past, as far-right groups projected their war fantasies onto the nation’s troubled present. The largest rally, under the slogan “Defend the Ukrainian land!” was organized by the All-Ukrainian Union ‘Svoboda’ (Freedom) – an ultranationalist party formerly known as the Social-National Party of Ukraine. Members of far-right groups such as the Right Sector and the Organization of the Ukrainian Nationalists also joined the rally….
Source: ‘Death to our enemies!’ Ukraine’s ultra-nationalists and neo-Nazi’s march in Kiev against President’s roadmap to peace

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