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Ukraine: Jewish war hero probed over killing of WWII nazi collaborator

UKRAINE’S far-right coup regime has launched a murder probe into a Jewish war hero for killing a nazi collaborator in battle.

Colonel Boris Steckler faces trial over the 1952 death of Neil Hasiewicz in a gun battle in Rivne Oblast on Ukraine’s western border.

Russia’s Pravda reported last week that the case was launched on April 18. Col Steckler does not deny he killed the terrorist who served as a fascist propagandist and district judge during the WWII nazi occupation.

Since the 2014 Maidan Square coup, backed by the US and the EU, the government has sought to rehabilitate nazi collaborators.

Yesterday marked the third anniversary of the Odessa trade union house massacre, with still no prospect of justice for the victims from the Kiev authorities.

Over 40 people were killed when neo-nazi thugs besieged pro-democracy protesters inside the building before setting it alight, blocking the exits so they couldn’t escape.


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