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Communists propose putting to referendum question on national symbols of Ukraine

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Aug. 9, 2012, 6:02 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

The Communist Party of Ukraine has proposed discussing at a national referendum the question of the country's main state symbols - the emblem and anthem.
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The Communist Party of Ukraine has proposed discussing at a national referendum the question of the country's main state symbols - the emblem and anthem.

Communist Party leader Petro Symonenko said at a press conference in Kharkiv on Thursday that only a referendum can put an end to two decades of disputes regarding these symbols.

In his opinion, the state cannot exist under the symbol, "under which Hitler was met during the war and under which innocent people were killed."

At the same time, Symonenko noted that only people have the right to resolve this question, the press service of the Communist Party reported.

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Dirk Aug. 10, 2012, 6:41 a.m.    

Why are these cockroaches still around?

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IvanovPetrovSidorov Aug. 10, 2012, 1:40 p.m.    

Because their glorious Red Army kicked the nazi boot lickers as far as Canada.

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Jerry Vilna-Ukraina Aug. 11, 2012, 9:42 p.m.    

can you elaborate on your comment? you are not clear

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Jerry Vilna-Ukraina Aug. 11, 2012, 9:59 p.m.    

I agree with you

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from eu Aug. 10, 2012, 10:05 p.m.    

WHO KILLED MILIONS SOVIET PEOPLE.........THE COMUNIST DID in 70 years the comunists killes more soviet brothers than all warworld together, it's a shame that you still have the courage to speack about comunists,after milion soviet brothers killed from comunists

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from eu Aug. 10, 2012, 10:10 p.m.    

WHO KILLED THE RED ARMY SOLDIERS THAT COME BACK FROM THE LAGERS.......THE COMUNIST DID

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from eu Aug. 11, 2012, 2:04 a.m.    

WHO MADE HOLODOMOR KILLING UKRAINIAN PEOPLE.......THE COMUNIST DID

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Jerry Vilna-Ukraina Aug. 11, 2012, 9:41 p.m.    

who is this guy Symonenko? what planet is he living on? let me remind him that the empire symbol of the ussr was the hammer and sickle - this symbol was present at the signing of the Soviet-Nazi Non-agression pact of 1939 that effectively started the Second World War in Europe, this was the alliance of the communists and the nazis for almost two years. I do not think the Trident was present at this signing-do you? If you do please provide me pictorial/documentary evidence. So what is this neaderthal talking about? The communists killed by genocide anywhere between 6-10 million people during the Holodomor, the hammer and sickle was present. So once again, what is he talking about? Stalin and Hitler were the best of pals during these two years of alliance, two years of helping each other out and had Hitler not attacked the ussr this alliance would have gone on for many years. This is a historical fact. So bottom line, the communists were the greatest collaborators with the nazis. History cannot be erased but symonenko clearly states can be ignored and revised. This guy has to go into the trash bins of history.

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AL BALA Aug. 12, 2012, 7:57 p.m.    

In the Odessa region on government buildings started hanging flags PoR (photos)

http://tsn.ua/vybory_2012/na-odeschini-na-derzhbudivlyah-pochali-vivishuvati-prapori-pr.html

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Jerry Vilna-Ukraina Aug. 11, 2012, 9:41 p.m.    

who is this guy Symonenko? what planet is he living on? let me remind him that the empire symbol of the ussr was the hammer and sickle - this symbol was present at the signing of the Soviet-Nazi Non-agression pact of 1939 that effectively started the Second World War in Europe, this was the alliance of the communists and the nazis for almost two years. I do not think the Trident was present at this signing-do you? If you do please provide me pictorial/documentary evidence. So what is this neaderthal talking about? The communists killed by genocide anywhere between 6-10 million people during the Holodomor, the hammer and sickle was present. So once again, what is he talking about? Stalin and Hitler were the best of pals during these two years of alliance, two years of helping each other out and had Hitler not attacked the ussr this alliance would have gone on for many years. This is a historical fact. So bottom line, the communists were the greatest collaborators with the nazis. History cannot be erased but symonenko clearly states can be ignored and revised. This guy has to go into the trash bins of history.

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Jerry Vilna-Ukraina Aug. 11, 2012, 9:41 p.m.    

who is this guy Symonenko? what planet is he living on? let me remind him that the empire symbol of the ussr was the hammer and sickle - this symbol was present at the signing of the Soviet-Nazi Non-agression pact of 1939 that effectively started the Second World War in Europe, this was the alliance of the communists and the nazis for almost two years. I do not think the Trident was present at this signing-do you? If you do please provide me pictorial/documentary evidence. So what is this neaderthal talking about? The communists killed by genocide anywhere between 6-10 million people during the Holodomor, the hammer and sickle was present. So once again, what is he talking about? Stalin and Hitler were the best of pals during these two years of alliance, two years of helping each other out and had Hitler not attacked the ussr this alliance would have gone on for many years. This is a historical fact. So bottom line, the communists were the greatest collaborators with the nazis. History cannot be erased but symonenko clearly states can be ignored and revised. This guy has to go into the trash bins of history.

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AL BALA Aug. 12, 2012, 6:22 p.m.    

Putting two fingers in the air to acknowledge both his second gold and the second for Ukraine at the Games, Lomachenko left the ring draped in the Ukrainian flag.

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