Ukraine commemorates the sixth anniversary of the tragic events of May 2, 2014 in Odesa
May 2, 2014 in Odesa
Today Ukraine commemorates the sixth anniversary of the tragic events of May 2, 2014, in Odesa, when 48 people were killed and more than 200 were injured during the riots. The order on the streets of the city is monitored by more than 1,500 law enforcement officers, the regional police press service informs.
It is reported that the main preventive measures are concentrated near Soborna Square, Kulykovo Field, and in the central part of the city.
"Law enforcers conduct explanatory work with people and monitor compliance with applicable laws and quarantine requirements," the report said.
According to Dumska outlet, the police cordoned off Kulykovo Field, groups of only two people were allowed to approach the House of Trade Unions.
According to the newspaper, law enforcement officers detained an elderly man who was aggressive and refused to wear a mask.
We recall, on May 2, 2014, during the riots, 48 people were killed and more than 250 were injured in Odesa. Most of the victims of the tragedy were killed in a fire in the House of Trade Unions. The investigation established that the riots were organized and deliberately planned.