Fight over St. George ribbon in Kyiv
11:39, 9 May 2016

Fight over St. George ribbon in Kyiv

The ribbon is widely associated with the Soviet army, Russian imperialism and pro-Russian militants in eastern Ukraine

11:39, 9 May 2016

According to correspondent of 112 Ukraine TV channel, about a hundred people joined the demonstration to mark the anniversary of the victory over the Nazism in Europe. The people brought photos of their relatives who fought during the Second World War.    

The reporter said that one of the women held a St. George ribbon; another demonstrator demanded that she took it away. They got into a fight. The police stopped the clash, and the demonstrators proceeded to the grave of the Unnamed Soldier.  

Related: Fight occurred during flower-laying ceremony in Kharkiv

Related: Ukrainians pay tribute to victims of the Second World War

Related: Poroshenko: "You wouldn't have won the war without Ukrainians"

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