The Zaporozhye city council solved on May 9 in the Victory Day and on October 14 in Day of liberation of Zaporozhye to hang out on office buildings, and also on comprehensive schools, buildings of regional public administrations, managements and the municipal enterprises red flags with the sickle and hammer image, similar to a flag of the USSR.
Deputies made the relevant decision at session on April 16.
Lack of a star over the crossed sickle and a hammer will be distinctive feature of hung-out flags from the Soviet banners.
According to the explanatory note of initiators of the decision - fraction of Communist party in the City Council, this action will promote restoration of historical justice and patriotic education of youth.
At the same time deputies from fraction of the Block of Natalya Vitrenko took the initiative to hang out exact copies of flags of the USSR, but their offer wasn't supported.
As it was reported, the Zaporozhye City Council planned to hang out flags of the USSR on the adminzdaniyakh and schools in the Victory Day.