About 700 000 people took part in more than 1400 memorable events in Ukraine, - police

Source : 112 Ukraine

In general, mass events were held calmly and without disturbing public order
18:09, 9 May 2019
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More than 1,400 mass events, in which about 700,000 people took part registered in Ukraine today, May 9. This was announced by the Speaker of the National Police Yaroslav Trakalo, reports the press service of the Ministry.

"Mass events in the country went smoothly and without gross violations of public order. The most massive ones were in Kyiv, Odesa, Dnipro and Zaporizhya. At the moment, memorable events have ended almost everywhere. Nearly 22,000 law enforcement officers were involved in guarding order. 19,300 policemen and 2,500 servicemen of the National Guard are among them," the message says.

According to Trakalo, the police opened three criminal proceedings under the article "hooliganism". In the Dnipropetrovsk region offenders stoned buses with people who moved from Krivyi Rih to Dnipro. Then columns of people were poured with red paint.

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Earlier Olena Berezhna, a mother of Iryna Berezhna, a former MP from the Party of Regions (Yanukovych’s party at his presidency) before the beginning of the action Immortal Regiment was detained in the center of Kyiv. RBK-Ukraine reported this.

The woman tried to enter the territory, where the march took place, in a T-shirt of colors of the St. George's ribbon.

The legislation of Ukraine equates it to the symbolism of totalitarian regimes. A public demonstration of such signs involves administrative liability.

After a verbal dispute and refusal to stop the offense, Berezhna was arrested by the police.

It should be noted that last year Olena Berezhna was detained during the march Immortal Regiment for the same reason.

Let us recall, Olena Berezhna is known for her anti-Ukrainian views, publications in social networks and regular appearances on Russian television. Her daughter, Irina Berezhna, died on August 5, 2017, in a car accident on the Adriatic coast.

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