Verkhovna Rada Deputy from the faction "popular front" Yury Bereza said he was ready to shoot people from St. George ribbons. He said this during the plenary session of Parliament, live performances available on YouTube.
"The name of the circus of the Soviet Union, who immediately sits, stands and speaks about some sacred things for them, while waving that damned, accursed St. George's ribbon, which was established after the destruction of Zaporizhzhya Sich. I don't just feel ashamed and scared, I want to take a machine gun and still put all this scum," said Birch.
16 may the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine banned the use of St. George (guards) ribbon in the country. For her public demonstration faces a fine for repeated violation — administrative arrest for up to 15 days.
9 may in Kiev police detained two people who tried to deploy a banner with St. George's ribbon, a few strips employees of bodies of internal Affairs withdrew from the elderly. A week earlier, in to Odessa police selected a ribbon from the woman who came to the House of trade unions, to honor the memory of those killed in the fire on 2 may 2014.
Kiev and Ukrainian nationalists consider St. George ribbon a symbol of supporters of federalization of the country, Russia and the breakaway Donetsk and Lugansk national republics.