Vadym Rabinovych demands to find out whether the actions of the Acting Minister of Education contain signs of Nazi propaganda
The Member of Parliament of Ukraine, co-chair of the “Opposition Platform - For Life” faction Vadym Rabinovych addressed an MP appeal to the head of the National Police of Ukraine Ihor Klymenko.
The politician demands to provide him with information on the presence or absence of actions of the Acting Minister of Education of Ukraine Lubomyr Mandziy signs of a crime under part two of Article 436-1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine “Production, dissemination of communist, Nazi symbols and propaganda of communist and National Socialist (Nazi) totalitarian regimes.”
Vadym Rabinovych reminded that the Acting Minister, who in 2018 headed the Department of Education of the Lviv Regional Administration, contrary to the Law of Ukraine “On Condemnation of Communist and National Socialist (Nazi) Totalitarian Regimes in Ukraine and Prohibition of Propaganda of Their Symbols” organized a drawing contest to create a heroic image of the division “Waffen SS “Halychyna”.
In his parliamentary request, the MP drew attention to the fact that on May 27, 2020, the District Administrative Court of Kyiv declared illegal the actions of the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory and the head of the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory to conclude that the symbols of the 14th SS Grenadier Division “Halychyna” according to the current legislation of Ukraine is not a symbol of the National Socialist (Nazi) totalitarian regime, the distribution or public use of which is prohibited, set out in the letter of the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory dated May 16, 2017 No. 01 / 1015.
In this regard, Vadym Rabinovych demands that Ihor Klymenko provides an answer about the presence or absence in the actions of another leadership of the Lviv Regional State Administration in organizing this drawing competition of the signs of a crime, as well as ensures that the perpetrators are brought to justice.