Several dozen people surrounded by the police opposed the right-wing.
Left a few dozen young people held on Mykhailivska square in Kiev, a traditional rally which is organized annually on the day of the tragic death of human rights defender Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova, killed by Russian neo-Nazis in 2009.
As the correspondent LB.ua the action is a protest against ultramega violence took place surrounded by the police near the building of the foreign Ministry of Ukraine. Its members brought with them placards “to Remember means to fight”, “killing the Nazis”, “His name was David”, “Hitting people is bad.”
“In 2018, the year has seen dozens of attacks on activists and ordinary citizens from the extreme right. This Gypsy pogroms (including the murder of David’s Father), and beating and stabbing people with the “wrong” views on politics, history or gender. For example, after the event, 19 January 2018 the participants of the “contraction” beat up a British citizen for colored hair. Become ultra-politicized titushky acting on the order – they were involved in a resonant murders 2018 (the works of Catherine Gandzyuk and Vitaly Oleshko),” said the organizers on Facebook.
In 2018 members of the “C14” ripped in Kiev, an annual campaign of anti-fascists on 19 January. Left, like today, gathered on Mikhaylovskaya square, but there were nationalists, there was a scuffle, resulting in had to intervene the police. In 2017 the action, too, failed to hold.
Of today’s action also took place in the presence of the right. They brought with them a provocative posters “Dead left not satisfied with the famine and organizes the GULAG”, “When the leftists do not become victims of terror, suffering millions.”
After the action of its members in police custody led to the funicular.
Human Rights Activist Valentin Chemeris
Recall that the journalist Anastasia Baburova and lawyer Stanislav Markelov, who has repeatedly defended the rights of Chechens and anti-fascists, killed by Russian neo-Nazis on 19 January 2009. On this day, Markelov spoke at a press conference about the early release of Russian Colonel Yuri Budanov, who was convicted of murder 18-summer Chechen.
When he, along with a freelance journalist of “Novaya Gazeta” Anastasia Baburova left the building, his neck was shot by a Hitman. Then he killed a journalist who prevented the attack.