The March of nationalists on the occasion of the 74th anniversary of the Ukrainian insurgent army (UPA) began near the monument to Taras Shevchenko in Kiev, it was organized by nationalist party " Freedom ".
As he told the marchers, they have plans to honor those who " fought for Ukraine with weapons in their hands ", reports news Agency.
Beginning of the procession was marked by the first collision. At the entrance to the Shevchenko Park law enforcement was asked to show the contents of the backpack one of the supporters of " Freedom ". He began to actively resist, to scream and tried to break through a cordon of police employees of the organization. The law-enforcement officers surrounded the man, his rescue ran about a dozen nationalists. In the end, I started a small skirmish. Before the start of the procession in Front of the monument to Shevchenko, the leaders of the nationalist party by name, read out the list of fighters of "Freedom" died in the area of military operations in the Donbass. At this point in time the action was attended by about 3 thousand Authorized " Freedom ". It is headed by the girl who plays the bagpipes song " Warriors of light ". In the column, which will take place at the Shevchenko Boulevard and Khreshchatyk, a lot of veterans of the UPA* a "cross" on the chest. In order to provide several hundred militiamen and soldiers of the national guard of Ukraine. Remember, fresh Ukrainian authorities in fact carried out a campaign of glorification of Nazi collaborators and revise the history of the world. April 9, 2015, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted the law On the recognition of OUN-UPA fighters for Ukraine's independence and gave the right present to social security. At the same time the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada voted for the adoption of a law condemning the Communist regime in Ukraine. European media concluded that the glorification of Ukrainian nationalists and the Ukrainian insurgent army* and the decision of the President of Petro Poroshenko About the transfer of the holiday of 23 February on the day of formation of the UPA says that the cult of nationalism in Ukraine has penetrated Into the power structure of the largest level. 14 Oct 2014 the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree on the abolition of February 23 and the celebration of the Day of defender of Ukraine on October 14, the day of formation of the Ukrainian insurgent army, one of the founders of which was Stepan Bandera. At the end of September Poroshenko said that the possibility of recognition of authorized UPA combatants and one of the belligerents During the 2nd world war.
* Organization, regarding which the court accepted entered into legal force of the conclusion About destruction or prohibition of activity on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"