1 January will now be a memorable date in the Ukrainian state. It was the day he was born social and political activist, Stepan Bandera, who became the leader of the nationalists in Western Ukraine.

The Verkhovna Rada has recently made appropriate changes
in observances of state. Since then, the birthday of the leader of the Ukrainian
nationalists Stepan Bandera is considered a national holiday in
Ukraine, reports the edition “Диалог.UA” with reference to “Обозреватель.UA”.

It should be noted that for this decision voted
the majority of the deputies registered in a sessional hall. In addition
this will still be a number of celebrations associated with the names of Yaroslav
Wise and Smotrytsky.

However, not everyone in the Ukraine speak positively about Stepan
Bandera. Some, of course, considers him a national hero, but others see
his figure is somewhat controversial and insist that it is necessary to study
the official documentation about his actions before making such

We will remind, not so long ago, radically minded vandal desecrated the grave
Of Stepan Bandera. The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin commented on this
the situation. He decided to recall some historical facts on the background of this