Ukrainian shopping centre displays swastika on staircase

A shopping centre in Ukraine located on a street named after a Nazi collaborator decorated a staircase with a large swastika.

Images and footage from inside the Horodok shopping centre on Kiev’s Bandera Avenue surfaced on Facebook.

The street where the shopping centre is located is named for Stepan Bandera, a Ukrainian nationalist who briefly collaborated with Nazi Germany in its fight against Russia. His troops are believed to have killed thousands of Jews.

The street used to be Called Moscow Avenue. It was named for Bandera in 2016 despite protests by Jewish community leaders and Ukrainian Poles, whose community also suffered war crimes by Bandera’s troops.

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