In honor of the 76th anniversary of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army creation, thousands of nationalists march through the center of Kyiv. This was reported by the 112 Ukraine correspondent from the scene.
"During the march, participants burned fires and smoke bombs. We heard several explosions, probably from pyrotechnics. Participants shout out nationalist slogans and carry flags of organizations and photographs of the dead soldiers in their hands. There have been no clashes yet," the correspondent noted.
Earlier it was reported that members of Svoboda political party, National Corps, Right Sektor organization, Congress of Ukrainian Nationalists, Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists, Stepan Bandera Trident and other nationalist organizations planned to take part in the march.
According to Ukrainian News, about 10 thousand people take part in this event.
Earlier we reported that over 9.4 thousand law enforcement officers are guarding order in Ukraine on Sunday, October 14, during the celebration of the Day of Defender in our country. This was announced by the Deputy Chairman of the National Police Olexander Fatsevych during the operational meeting, the press service of the department reports.
According to him, in general, more than 430 mass events will take place in the state today. Accordingly, the situational centers in the territory are transferred to emergency mode. The operational situation in the country is monitored continuously and around the clock.
“It is expected that more than 172 thousand citizens will take part in events throughout the country. Our task is to prevent violations of public safety and order. Particular control is established the cities of Kyiv and Lviv, where the largest number of participants is expected,” said Fatsevych.
At the same time, the safety of road users, in particular citizens arriving for a celebration, a prayer service, a patriotic march in Kyiv, is provided by patrol police and prevention police forces.