Fifth anniversary of Kulykove field tragedy in Odesa

18:53, 2 May 2019

Residents of Odesa city gathered at Kulykove field in the downtown to pay tribute to the victims of the tragedy that occurred May 2, 2014. They brought flowers and photos of their deceased relatives. The police searched those coming in, asking them to pass the metal detector.

Five years ago, pro-Russian activists provoked a massive riot, applying force and even firearms against football fans and Euromaidan supporters. 48 people deceased in street fights and the fire in the House of Trade Unions. Most of them choked to death, breathing in too much gas.