Ukrainian Nazi Hunka Charged in Absentia With Genocide: Russian Investigators

 - Sputnik Africa, 1920, 20.10.2023
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – In September, Yaroslav Hunka, a 98 years-old Ukrainian Nazi veteran who fought in the ranks of the 14th Waffen Grenadier Division of the Nazi SS during the Second World War, was given a standing ovation by the entire Canadian legislature.
Yaroslav Hunka, a Ukrainian Nazi veteran who addressed the Canadian parliament in September, has been charged in absentia with genocide against civilians during the World War II, the Russian Investigative Committee said on Friday.

"The Main Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia has charged in absentia the Ukrainian nationalist Yaroslav Hunka […] with genocide of civilians on the territory of the Ukrainian SSR [Soviet Socialist Republic] during the Great Patriotic War," the committee wrote on its Telegram channel.

Speaker of the House of Commons Anthony Rota (L), Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, and Speaker of the Senate Raymonde Gagne (R) take part in a signing ceremony on Parliament Hill in OttawaOttawa, Canada, on September 22, 2023 - Sputnik Africa, 1920, 26.09.2023
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The issue of putting Hunka on the international wanted list is being considered, the committee also said, adding that requests for legal assistance have been sent to Canada, Poland and Belarus.
Hunka received a standing ovation last month at the Canadian parliament. This happened while Anthony Rota, the Speaker of the House of Commons, was delivering introductory remarks before Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's speech.