Skip to comments.Ukraine's Constitutional Court Upholds Law Equating Communism To Nazism
Posted on 07/17/2019 10:42:46 AM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
Ukraine's Constitutional Court has upheld a law that equates communism to Nazism and bans the dissemination of its symbols, a law that has prompted angry protests from Moscow.
In the July 16 ruling published on its website, the court said the "communist and Nazi regimes" used similar methods of "implementing repressive state policies."
The legislation was passed by Ukrainian lawmakers in May 2015.
That law paved the way for the removal of all communist monuments not related to World War II and renaming public places and landmarks bearing Soviet names. Since then, dozens of statues, plaques, and other monuments -- for example, statues of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin--- have been torn down and destroyed.
After the law was passed in April 2015, Russia's Foreign Ministry accused Kyiv of using "totalitarian methods" to liquidate parties and organizations and attack "freedom of the press, opinion, or conscience."
Lawmakers passed the measure a year after Russia annexed the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea and helped start a war in eastern Ukraine, which has killed more than 13,000 people and displaced more than 1 million.
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The communists murdered more people than the Nazi’s did, so I’m good with this decision.
The main practical difference between those who as true believers read and expound on Mein Kamp or Marx is that we still unwisely tolerate the latter.
Nazis may still be around but they’ve no friends beyond their numbers where the communists have allies and bully pulpits most everywhere.
All forms of socialism are forms of statism and force. Nazi socialism is socialism de facto.
Why not do the same with the anti-America “Squad” and in reality, the entire democrat party. Their socialism equates to communism, except they haven’t been in total control of the American government, YET!.
I can’t see a difference, policy-wise, between liberals/progressives/socialists, and communists
” Controversial problems [between Germany and Russia] did not, in my opinion, exist anywhere along the line from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea and to the Far East.
In addition, despite all the divergencies in their views of life, there was one thing common to the ideology of Germany, Italy and the Soviet Union: opposition to the capitalist democracies in the West.”—Julius Schnurre, Nazi trade rep to the USSR.
Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William Shirer, page 501 in my copy. Page 448 in the on line PDF.
Well, someone gets it.
YEE-HA, I’d love to be there while these statues are pulled down! We should do the same to the Lenin statue in Washington state to give the left a taste of their own medicine.
Nazi’s and Commies always fighting over statues. Only difference between the two are that the Nazi’s are at least honest about their intentions.
The Brits used to hang mutineers in plain view. They would tar the skeletons so they would stay up longer as an object message. The same needs to be done with Lenin and Madura and all other such commie dictators.
The Commies deliberately starved up to 8 million Ukrainians to death during the Holodomor. They did far worse to Ukraine than even the national socialists did.
LOL. It nice to see they solved all their imminent problems to engage in that. Or maybe not. Tell me when they would effectively ban the Nazis.
Communism and Nazism are 2 sides of the same coin.
I’ve studied these people for more than 40 years - I’m Jewish, and my paternal grandfather ran from Communism in Russia in the early 1920s. I hate them both with a white-hot passion, and would truly be on the horns of a dilemma as to whom to shoot first if I was surrounded on one side by the Nazis and the other by the Communists. F them both with a running chain saw, and kudos to Ukraine!
Wow! The bad news for the Democrats continues...
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