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Over 30,000 people take part in march on Poland’s Independence Day in Warsaw
17:31, 11 November 2015
Over 30,000 people take part in march on Poland’s Independence Day in Warsaw

This year's slogan of the festive procession: "Poles for Poland, Poland for Poles"

17:31, 11 November 2015

PAP/Leszek Szymański.

In Warsaw is held a traditional Independence March on the occasion of celebration of the Independence Day of Poland, the correspondent of 112 Ukraine TV channel reported.

"The number of participants varies from 30 to 40 thousand of people of different ages," the reporter  told.

PAP/Leszek Szymański.

PAP/Leszek Szymański.

The organizers of the march are national-patriotic forces in Poland, which started to carry out such a procession from 2008. The march takes place from the Dmowski intersection, through Jerusalem alley to the Poniatowski Bridge, close to the National Stadium. 

PAP/Leszek Szymański.

PAP/Leszek Szymański.

PAP/Leszek Szymański.

"The security is strongly enhanced in the city, traditionally the procession participants are also guarded. There is a ban on the use of pyrotechnics, nevertheless, It is still very actively used by the participants of the march," the correspondent said.

PAP/Leszek Szymański.

PAP/Leszek Szymański.

This year's slogan of the march: "Poles for Poland, Poland for Poles".

PAP/Leszek Szymański.

Recalling that last year‘s Independence March ended with riots. Radical marchers attacked police and other protesters using paving stones and flares. The police responded with rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannons. Then more than 200 people were arrested.

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