The chief of the General staff signed the order on de-communization in the Ukrainian army
MOSCOW, 3 Jul — RIA Novosti. The chief of the General staff of the armed forces of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko signed the order on de-communization in the army. About this he wrote on his page in Facebook.
According to him, the document clearly reglamentary execution of commanders and chiefs at all levels of the law of Ukraine “About the condemnation of the Communist and national socialist (Nazi) totalitarian regimes in Ukraine and ban their symbols”.
Muzhenko added that this step is the validation rate.
The order approved the corresponding instruction that should be brought to each individual military unit.
The so-called law on de-communization, prohibiting propaganda of Soviet symbols, operating in Ukraine since 2015.
The new rules include the renaming of cities and streets named after Soviet statesmen. The Institute of national remembrance published a list of the 520 historical figures, whose names should disappear from geographical names.
The law has caused a great public outcry because of the clearly defined boundaries of application. In addition, when you rename settlements authorities often ignored the views of local residents.