The head of the Batkivshchyna branch in the Khmelnitsky region, Sholovey, declared his respect for Hitler Sholovey was outraged by the celebration of Jewish Hanukkah in Ukraine and confessed his respect for the leader of Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler. This is reported by the publication “Ukraine.ru”.
On his Facebook page, the party member of the former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko called Hanukkah a Sabbath and said that the longer he watches this Jewish holiday, the more he respects Hitler .
Later in the “Batkivshchyna” said that they were outraged by the behavior of Sholovey, incompatible with membership in the party, and announced the expulsion of the man from the political force.
In July, in the Ukrainian Novomirgorod in street basketball competitions a children's team called “Hitlerites” took part. According to the mayor Igor Zabazhan, the organizers of the event promptly reacted to the fact of the incident, and after the arrival of the police, the schoolchildren changed the name of the team and returned to the competition.