In Kiev held a torchlight March in honor of Bandera’s birthday

In Kiev held a torchlight March in honor of Bandera’s birthday

In Kiev and other cities of Ukraine January 1, passed torchlight marches to mark the day of birth of the ideologue of the Ukrainian nationalist movement is Stepan Bandera.

The first such March took place in 2007, organized by the political party «Svoboda».

In Kiev held a torchlight March in honor of Bandera’s birthday

The column started to move from the monument to Taras Shevchenko and took place on the Central streets of Kiev. In March was attended by 1-2 thousand people, which for security reasons was accompanied by 4 police cars.

In addition to torches, the March participants were holding portraits of Bandera, the flags of Ukraine and various nationalistic organizations. Marching crowd chanted «Glory to Ukraine – glory to Heroes!» and «Glory to nation – death to enemies!» The end point of the procession was the square of Independence, where they held a Veche.

In addition to Kiev, marches were held in Kharkiv, Kherson, Lviv, Dnipro, Sumy, Melitopol, Rivne, Kryvyi Rih, Ternopil. According to MIA, in stock in honor of Bandera will take part about 9 thousand people.

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