Ukrainian MPs have passed a law banning communist and national-socialist totalitarian regimes, and all their symbols. (Russia Today)
For the former Soviet republic it could mean a major overhaul of public buildings and town squares across the country, with Lenin Streets to be renamed and any remaining statue of the Soviet leader removed. (AFP)
Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine condemned the law. (Deutsche Welle)
For the International Business Times, Ukraine’s Communism ban will fuel Nazi propaganda and far-right support.