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 Glory to Heroes march underway in downtown Kyiv. PHOTOS

Several thousand people are taking part in the Glory to Heroes march taking place in the center of Ukraine's capital.

A Censor.NET correspondent reports from the scene.

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Oleh Tiahnybok, Svoboda party leader, urged the marchers not to succumb to provocations.

The police, including mounted officers, are securing public order along the march route.

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People are going down Shevchenko Boulevard, chanting: "Bandera [leader of the nationalist and independence movement of Ukraine - ed.] is our hero, Pokrova [Intercession - ed.] Feast Day is our holiday."

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Mounted police

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Marchers unfold long Ukraine's flag

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Photos by Oleh Bohachuk

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Marchers light flares on Khreshchatyk Street

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Photos by Censor.NET

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The column is led by Oleh Tiahnybok, Svoboda ex-MPs Bohdan Beniuk, Yurii Syrotiuk, Ihor Kryvetskyi

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Photos by Oleh Bohachuk
 
 
 
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