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    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted a bill recognizing ultranationalist group as freedom fighters.

    How To Spell ‘Hero’ in Ukraine: N, A, Z, I

    The new law calls anyone who fought for Ukraine's independence from November 1917 until August 24, 1991, as part of formal, informal, underground, military or guerilla groups, a freedom fighter.

    Organizations covered by the controversial legislation include the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) and the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN).

    This move was made the same moment the Ukrainian parliament passed a bill to ban propaganda of Communist and Nazi regimes and their symbols…

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    Neo-nazis, Nazis, bill, nazism, Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine
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