Kiev: the Symbols SS Galicia permitted worldwide

Киев: Символика СС Галичины разрешена во всем мире

It is used by various veterans ‘ organizations in UK, USA, Canada and other countries, said the Institute of naramata.

The symbol of the Waffen SS division Galicia is not prohibited not only in Ukraine but also in other countries. This was stated by the head of the Institute Volodymyr viatrovych in Facebook by posting the emblem of the division.

On the eve of the Institute of naramachi said that the symbolism of the SS Galicia permitted in Ukraine, as it does not fall under the law banning the promotion of communism and Nazism.

“This is the symbol of the Waffen SS division Galicia. It is not prohibited either in Ukraine or in other countries of the world. It is used by various veterans ‘ organizations that legally operate in the UK, USA, Canada and other countries,” wrote viatrovych.

Киев: Символика СС Галичины разрешена во всем мире

Facebook/ Volodymyr Viatrovych

He noted that the war crimes charges to members of the Galicia division has never been proven.

“In the absence of evidence of participation in the crime or knowledge about war criminals, that the membership of the division “Galicia” cannot be the basis for the transfer of cases to the court,” – said in the conclusions,” he explained.

He said that the Germans were allowed to use the Ukrainian SS Galicia (Galician) symbols with the aim to bring in more Ukrainians.

“Unfortunately, many Ukrainians believed the German propaganda that spoke of defending their national interests, and joined the military formations created by the Germans” – he stressed.

The head of the Institute of naramata added that he considers them “neither heroes nor criminals, and war victims who were forced to shed blood for foreign interests”.

We will remind that last year in Lviv, held a March to mark the anniversary of the SS Galicia.

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