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 "The land is ours, the Heroes are ours," - 108th anniversary of Stepan Bandera's birthday celebrated across Ukraine. PHOTOS

The geography of celebrations has spread from the west of Ukraine, where Stepan Bandera and his OUN organization were active during WWII and beyond, to the east of Ukraine, like Sloviansk in the Donetsk region.

Ivano-Frankivsk and the region saw multiple commemoration ceremonies dedicated to the Ukrainian nationalist leader. The activities included prayers and laying of flowers to Bandera monument. The ceremonies were held both in Ivano-Frankivsk and a nearby village of Staryi Uhryniv, where Bandera was born 108 years ago.

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In Lviv, activists held a traditional torch-lit procession, Zaxid.net reports. More than a hundreed people took place in the march, shouting slogans like "The land is ours - the Heroes are ours," "Slava Ukraini! - Heroiam Slava!" and other patriotic phrases.

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A torch-lit procession of a hundred activists took place in Zhytomyr, UNN reports.

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In Odesa, about two hundred people came to the procession, including members of ultra-right party Svoboda and the like, Dumskaia reports. A conflict between passers-by assaulting Bandera and the participants of the event arose, forcing the police to intrude.

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The National Corps of Sumy organized a torch-lit procession in the city of Sumy.

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UNN also reports of torch-lit procession held in Kropyvnytskyi.

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Several hundred Zaporizhia residents walked along the streets of the city with torches, commemorating the 108th anniversary of Stepan Bandera's birthday, UNN reports.

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Similar event was held in Dnipro City, with two hundreds of participants, according to UNN.

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As reported on Twitter account of Sloviansk, the Donetsk region, hundreds of people took to the streets to commemorate Stepan Bandera, which was unthinkable before the war.



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Below is a story by 24 TV channel about processions in different cities of Ukraine.


 
 
 
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