At a rally in Kyiv on the occasion of the 73rd anniversary of the Ukrainian insurgent army (UPA) on Wednesday came out about 2 thousand Active members of the nationalist party "Freedom" and extremist " Right sector* ".
"The entrance to the Mikhailovsky square, where the rally, guarded by police, Before entering, they check people for the presence of prohibited items ", – RIA " news ". It is noted that rally participants are holding flags with symbols of "Svoboda" and "Right*" most of them came in a protective form. Very close to the venue of the rally organised by the authorities of the exposition of combat military equipment, as well as among them tanks and APCS. Before the rally the leader of "Svoboda" Oleg Tyagnibok said that organizers of the action had taken maximum measures to ensure safety." I dream that no provocation will not. We made the most of it. We appealed to the police forces and demanded that they fulfil their responsibilities, and not as it was 31 August (during the riots near the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine – approx. OPINION) ", - has said Tyagnibok. VIDEO
remember, Sunday, Ukraine Celebrates the Church feast of the Intercession and the national holiday defender of the Fatherland Day. Ukrainian nationalists to this Day emphasize the anniversary of the Ukrainian insurgent army* who fought in the great Patriotic war against the Soviet troops, cooperating with the Nazis. The organization of Ukrainian nationalists (OUN) – the far-right political Organization that operated mostly in the Western Ukraine. In 1943, the OUN organized the Ukrainian insurgent army (UPA*). With a strong support of the OUN was equipped with the SS division " Galicia ". According to the research, members of the OUN-UPA was forcibly deprived of life More than a million people, and among them in the process of "Volyn massacre" of about 200 thousand Poles." Right sector " – Ukrainian Union of radical nationalist organizations. In January and February 2014 the militants of the movement participated in battles with the police and the seizure of administrative buildings, and from April – in the suppression of protests in Eastern Ukraine. In November 2014 the Supreme court of Russia has recognized the Union of right-wing extremist organization and banned its activities within the country. In January the "Right sector" entered in the register of prohibited in Russia organizations.
* Organization, which the court accepted entered into legal force of the conclusion About destruction or ban the activities on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"