Fight occurred during flower-laying ceremony in Kharkiv

Source : 112 Ukraine

About 2,000 people gathered to honour the victims of the WWII in the city in north-eastern Ukraine
11:00, 9 May 2016

A solemn march along the Memorial of Warrior’s Glory took place in Kharkiv; some 2,000 people joined the event to pay tribute to the victims of the Second World War, correspondent of 112 Ukraine TV channel reports.

The participants in the march laid flowers to the monument of Motherland and observed a minute of silence to remember those who perished in WWII.    

During the flower-laying ceremony, a fight occurred between members of patriotic political organizations and those of pro-Russian Progressive Socialist Party of Ukraine. The police managed to break them up, and the ceremony continued.  

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