protests in Ukraine distance Female recruits They were shown in uniforms and high-heeled shoes for the parade on August 24, the 30th anniversary of independence. Pictures of the show’s rehearsals, released by the Defense Ministry on Friday, sparked controversy and criticism. “It is hard to imagine a more stupid and harmful idea,” said Ina Sofson, a deputy from the Golos party, where female soldiers, like male soldiers, put their lives at risk, so they do not deserve to be ridiculed.
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The guard July 3, 2021
Olena Kondratyuk, deputy speaker of the Verkhovna Rada, demanded a public apology from the government for the “humiliation” of women, noting that 13,500 women fought at the front against separatists in the east. High-heeled shoes were shown in Parliament as a sign of protest.