"Seriously, the decision is antidemocratic and anti-historical, which casts doubt on the fundamental possibility of any unification of the country. And how, I wonder, Ukraine will celebrate the Victory Day and conduct the Immortal Regiment marches next year?"- Zakharova wrote in her Facebook blog.
She pointed out that that the Ukrainian government had neither money nor will to solve real problems.
It has become a tradition to wear the ribbon ahead of May 9 celebrations in Russia and former Soviet countries. For millions of people in Russia and former Soviet countries, this Ribbon is a manifestation of national memory, a bond between generations and a link to former military glory.