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Mother Motherland decorated with wreath of poppies

Mother Motherland decorated with wreath of poppies

Motherland Monument in Kiev has been decorated with wreath of red poppies – new symbol of victory day in Ukraine. The monument to Motherland stands in Kyiv museum of Great Patriotic War and is visible from every part of Ukrainian capital. This morning locals noticed that the monument has been decorated with wreath of red […]

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Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation in Ukraine

Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation in Ukraine

Meanwhile almost 7 000 civilians and more than 1600 servicemen have laready been killed by Russian aggression. Today Ukraine celebrates Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation for the first time. This date was established by presidential decree ‘On Measures to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazism in Europe and the 70th anniversary of Second […]

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Ukraine in WWII

Ukraine in WWII

In World War II Ukraine was torn between two opposing totalitarian regimes. Nazi Germany and Soviet Union fought to control our fruitful lands. Our people were forced to fight against each other in the two opposing armies. This infographics was made by Ukraine Crisis Media Center. It demonstrates horrors that Ukraine and its people experienced […]

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Verkhovna Rada wants to get rid of Soviet clichés

Verkhovna Rada wants to get rid of Soviet clichés

Parliament of Ukraine makes steps to get rid of clichés and names preserved from times of Soviet Union. Verkhovna Rada decided to set May 8 as Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation in honor of victims of the Second World War. The corresponding law #2539 ‘On perpetuation of victory over Nazism in Second World War 1939-1945’ […]

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