The “National Corps” banned in Russia organized a motorcade in Odessa. “March of the Defenders” is tailored to the anniversary of the tragedy that happened in 2014, on May 2.
More than 400 people are participating in the action, the motorcade was allowed by the authorities. They met at Cathedral Square. Clashes in 2014 actually began here.
The column goes through the streets of Odessa to the Taras Shevchenko Park. There the nationalists will hold a rally, RIA Novosti reports.
The demonstrators, dressed in camouflage, are escorted by police officers, traffic is blocked. Marchers shout nationalist slogans and carry Ukrainian flags.
Let us remind you that the sad events in Odessa happened seven years ago. Opponents and supporters of Euromaidan clashed in the focus of Odessa. Part of the anti-Maidan supporters was set on fire in the House of Trade Unions, where they were hiding. Exemplary 50 people died.