Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelensky - who commands a battalion of neo-Nazis - honored an actual WWII Nazi with a standing ovation on Friday.
On Friday, he was honored during a session of Canadian parliament in which Zelenskyy addressed the lawmakers to thank them for their support since Russia invaded Ukraine, saying that Canada has always been on "the bright side of history."
Hunka stood for standing ovation and saluted, according to Canadian television.
A 98-year old was given standing ovation by the Canadian parliament during Zelensky's speech.
He was hailed as a hero for fighting against the Russians.
Yaroslav Hunk fought for the 14th division of the Waffen SS.
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The Galician SS and the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (both factions worked alongside each other) committed various massacres against Jews, Poles, Czechs, Slovaks, and Soviet Partisans during their operation and collaboration with the SS and the Nazis.
The 14th division was from Galicia. They were Ukrainians but Galicia had been part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until WW I.