Court recognizes symbols of Galician Division as Nazi
The Kiev Court ruled on the recognition of the symbols of the Galician Division as Nazi and ordered the Institute of National Memory not to distribute or use it.
On May 27, 2020, the Kiev District Court ruled in the case on recognizing the symbols of the SS "Galicia" as Nazi. The decision of the court was published in his Telegram channel by the MP of Ukraine Maxim Buzhansky.
“To recognize as illegal the actions of the Institute of National Memory and the Director of the Institute of National Memory on the conclusion that the symbols of the 14th Grenadier Division of the SS Galizien Division (First Ukrainian Division of the UNA), in accordance with the laws of Ukraine, are not symbols of the National Socialist (Nazi) totalitarian regime, the distribution and use of which is prohibited in Ukraine,” the court ruling says.
The Сourt ordered the Institute of National Memory not to disseminate or use the symbols of the Galician Division in accordance with the law.
Recall, the former head of the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory, MP of the European Solidarity Party Vladimir Viatrovich, was summoned on the eve to court because of his statement that the symbols of the SS Galizien Division are not Nazi.
As reported by the UOJ, earlier the UGCC and the mayor of Ivano-Frankivsk paid the last rites to the veteran of the SS "Galicia".