Ukrainian Politics

 Opposition Holding Dissenters March - Over 10,000 People Gathered at Ukrainian Dome

On Monday, Feb. 25, the opposition is hold a March of Dissent.

This is reportedby Censor.NET correspondent.

Thus, under theUkrainian Dome on both sides of the street ad already gathered morethan 1,000 people.

The column headedby Chairman of the Political Council of Batkivschyna UnitedOpposition Oleksandr Turchynov went to Hrushevskohostreet.

At the head of thecolumn activists are carrying a large portrait of Yulia Tymoshenkoand chanting "Freedom to Yulia!" and "Gangsters - GetOut!".

Protest march willgo through Hrushevskoho Shelkovichnaia and Instytutska streets. Atthe conclusion of the procession there will be a rally on theIndependence Square, the press service of Batkivschynainforms.

According to thedeputy Yurii Odarchenko, the procession will be peaceful and willend in symbolic to Ukraine theatricalperformance.

Odarchenko notedthat the opposition considers it necessary on the day of scheduledmeeting of Ukraine-EU to attract the European community's attentionto political repressions in the country.

"We're focused onEuropean integration, but the government is doing everything todeliberately to spoil the associativity of Ukraine and the EU.Selective justice regarding opposition leaders Tymoshenko andLutsenko is conscious step to break relationship with Europe inorder to justify their desire to "sell" Ukraine to RussianFederation," stated Odarchenko.

He stated that thecharges against Tymoshenko in the Shcherban case is nothing morethan another attempt to strengthen Ukraine's confrontation with theEU.

"Thus, theauthorities are trying to blacken the reputation of Tymoshenko andjustify the existing mechanism of repression, as well as its ownbalancing between the EU and Russia", said Yurii Odarchenko beforethe procession.

The meeting isescorted by the police.

The beginning ofthe event was scheduled for 10:00. The march is dedicated to theEU-Ukraine summit, and the third anniversary of the presidentialinauguration of Viktor Yanukovych.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n234172