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Oleksandr Klymenko: Ukraine requires a ban on operation of radical nationalists

Oleksandr Klymenko – Ukrainian politician and the leader of the «Uspishna Kraina» party – will aspire to forbid radical nationalist groups, its complete disarmament and investigation of crimes, which were committed by its members during 2013-2016yy. This way he commented the course of events, which took place on November 21 in Kyiv centre, on his Facebook page.

The politician noted that some media usually use the «activist» term in its materials. It comes about informing of such event as wreck and arson of offices, clashes and fights with police officers. In particular, he provided instances of yesterday’s attack, which was committed by radical nationalists, on “Sberbank” and the arson of a beauty salon in Kyiv, fights during the concerts, burning buildings. Klymenko is confident that such radical actions have nothing common with civil activity. It corresponds to the notion of terrorism.

“When did we start to call those «gopniks», who are destroying everything, beating people and creating chaos around, as activists?! Wilful, politically motivated violence, which is committed against the civilian population or objects by subnational groups or agents/ organizations underground, is usually aimed at influence on society mood is called as other notion, namely, terrorism “, – the politician wrote.

The leader of the «Uspishna Kraina» offered to call a spade a spade and not play “in the Orwellian reality, where a world – is a war, where slavery – is a freedom, where terrorists – are “activists”. «As long as our society keeps silence, does not call a spade a spade, the chaos on our streets, in our homes, poverty will continue to grow. Unfortunately, », – Klymenko stressed.

The politician specified that the “Uspіshna Kraina” advocates for a complete ban and disarmament of all radical nationalist organizations and investigation of crimes, which were committed by its members during 2013-2016yy.

Let us remind that during May-June 2016, representatives of radical and extremist groups were attacking the forums of entrepreneurs, which were hold by party of Klymenko in Dnipro, Kharkiv, Sumy and Mykolayiv. Despite the numerous appeals of the “Uspіshna Kraina” party to law enforcement agencies and Prosecutor general’s office of Ukraine, as well as attention to the situation of international community (in particular, it comes about the OSCE and the US Embassy), cases have not been investigated, neither offender has been punished.