Parliament Banned the Use of “Z” and “V” Symbols

by Olha Povaliaieva
Friday, April 15, 2022
Parliament Banned the Use of “Z” and “V” Symbols

On April 14, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted a bill defining Russia as a terrorist state, prohibiting propaganda of the totalitarian regime of Russia, including using symbols of military aggression

The law's full name is On the prohibition of propaganda of the Russian Nazi totalitarian regime, an act of aggression against Ukraine by the Russian Federation as a terrorist state, symbols that are used by the armed and other military formations of the Russian Federation in the war against Ukraine.

The law defines the concept of a terrorist state and propaganda symbols. According to the law, Russia is a terrorist state because it invaded our state, commits daily crimes against Ukrainians, and violated all conventions on the rules of war and human rights.

The symbols Z and V, which primarily have a functional meaning and symbolize the destination of the Russian tank, have already taken on a propaganda form among war fans. From now on, the use of these symbols for propaganda and pro-Russian purposes is prohibited by law.

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