“Lviv re-enacts the June 30, 1941 Ukrainian National revolution (and the German invasion). Parents dress their children in ethnic outfits to applaud the men in SS uniforms. The driver of the sidecar MC even grew a little Hitler mustache. No re-enactment of the pogroms, it seems,” says Dr Per Rudling (more photos on zaxid.net).
How tasteless is this sort of national(istic) Carneval?
It does not really come over as the re-enactment of a trauma…
Read the interview with Dr Rudling on SS recruitment in the Ukraine, the country’s contested past and the creation of false myths
in the blog Hitler’s Foreign Executioners
Or the article by Grzegorz Rossoliński-Liebe on The Act of 30 June 1941 and its Commemoration in Ukraine in the blog Defending History