Russia Slams Ukrainian Law Banning Communist-Era Symbols

April 10, 2015 7:31 PM

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The Russian Foreign Ministry has denounced Ukraine for new laws that ban symbols of the former Communist regime and recognize partisans who fought against the Red Army as freedom-fighters.

A ministry statement said Friday that the laws "match the distorted ideas that are being propagated by the incumbent authorities in Ukraine" and that they are a pretext for "introducing totalitarian methods to liquidate unsuitable parties." It contends that recognizing the partisans as freedom-fight...

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