Russia Today: Ukrainian сourt rules against Bandera and Shukhevich becoming heroes again

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Oct. 14, 2011, 8:56 p.m. |

Court has refused an appeal by former president Yushchenko to review a decision to strip Stepan Bandera and Roman Shukhevich of the title of hero.

Editor's Note: The following story was published online by Russia Today, a Kremlin-funded information organization that has been criticized for its anti-Western and anti-Ukrainian propaganda.

Ukraine’s Supreme Administrative Court has refused an appeal by former president Viktor Yushchenko to review a decision to strip two Ukrainians known to have collaborated with the Nazis of the title of hero. ­The ruling on Ukrainian nationalists Stepan Bandera and Roman Shukhevich, cannot be reversed, according lawyer Vladimir Olentsevich, who has been involved in the case and who broke the news on Friday.

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