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Ukraine and the fascist threat

UKRAINE: In early July, the right-wing paramilitary fascist organization was involved in gunfire with Ukrainian police. Now they are threatening to revolutionize and ask the president of the national court. How serious is the fascist threat in Ukraine?

The Right Sector organization is headed by Dmitry Jarosh, who has also been appointed adviser to the Ukrainian General Staff. The movement draws on historical ancestors of the Ukrainian Independence Army, a fascist underground army responsible for murdering tens of thousands of Poles and Jews during World War II. During the demonstrations against former President Viktor Yanukovych, the Right Sector looted several weapons stockpiles in Western Ukraine, and was at the forefront during the fighting with the police. Jarosh was also one of the strong contributors during the regime change itself.
On February 21 last year, an agreement was signed between Yanukovych and the parliamentary opposition. The agreement meant that a coalition government would be formed that would end the violence and administer the country until. . .

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