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Ukrainian President Zelensky deepens alliance with far right | WSWS - April 30, 2021  |

Amidst the ongoing military confrontation with Russia, reports have emerged proving that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is seeking to appoint the far-right Serhiy Sternenko as head of Ukraine's Security Service (SBU) in Odessa, in an attempt to further his alliance with neo-Nazi forces.

As the former head of the neo-Nazi Right Sector in Odessa, Sternenko was directly implicated in the 2014 Trade Unions House massacre of 46 people. He is a convicted criminal and currently under investigation for murder.

Confirmation of the offer demonstrates that the administration of Zelensky, who came to power in 2019 due to widespread disillusionment and disgust with his right-wing nationalist predecessor Petro Poroshenko, has in fact continued and increased the conspicuous alliance of Ukraine's oligarchy with neo-Nazi thugs.

As a far-right political operative, Sternenko has a bloody political and criminal history including drug charges, kidnapping and murder.

Fugitive Georgian Ex-President Appointed Governor of Odessa Region | May 30, 2015 |

Saakashvili resigned citing endemic corruption within the state [The Guardian - Nov. 7, 2016 ].

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Wed Jan 26th, 2022 at 04:29:09 PM EST
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