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Women's March in Kyiv: Clashes with police and three detainees

Up to hundreds of feminists and citizens supporting them gathered on Mykhailivska Square
16:09, 8 March 2019

www.rbc.ua

The right-wing radicals clashed with the security forces during the "Women's March" feminist rally in the center of Kyiv, reports RBC-Ukraine.

Up to hundreds of feminists and citizens supporting them gathered on Mykhailivska Square. They insist that March 8 is a day of struggle for the rights of women. In contrast, one and a half hundred participants of the right-wing organizations Traditions and Order and the Brotherhood came to the rally.

After the provocation and the ensuing clash, at least two opponents of the march were detained. At the moment they are in a police car.

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A few hundred policemen and soldiers of the National Guard provide order at the place of the action.

The press service of the capital police later confirmed the information about the arrests in the city center, adding that there were three detainees. They were taken to the police office.

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