The Day of Victory over Nazism is to be permanently postponed in Ukraine from May 9 to May 8

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The Verkhovna Rada has registered a bill to abolish the celebration of Victory Day on May 9. Instead, it is proposed to introduce an annual Day of Remembrance and Victory over Nazism on May 8.

The relevant document was created and submitted by more than 30 MPs from different factions.

The authors of the draft law emphasize that "this victory is celebrated annually in European countries on May 8, the Day of the Surrender of Nazi Germany; on the same day, the memory of those who died in World War II is honored throughout Europe." 

At the same time, the expediency of such a decision is associated with the fact that the Soviet regime deliberately "set a date for celebrating the victory separate from the rest of Europe," and Russia uses it as "a tool for propaganda and achieving political goals, inciting wars, and justifying its own crimes against humanity."

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It is worth noting that in Ukraine, both options currently exist: The Day of Victory over Nazism in World War II is celebrated on May 9, and May 8 is the Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation.



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