The court ruled to take into custody three individuals charged with beating anti-terrorist operation (ATO) veterans in Dnipro City on Victory Day.
The police have identified 15 more people purportedly involved in clashes during May 9 memorial events in Dnipro.
Interior Minister Arsen Avakov says one of the participants in the attack on anti-terrorist operation (ATO) veterans on Victory Day in Dnipro city has been sent into custody for two months.
The pro-Kremlin march in Dnipro became possible due to the failure of local patriotic organizations and parties to take part in the celebration of Victory Day.
The chief of the Dnipropetrovsk regional police department has ordered an internal investigation into police actions during mass events on the Day of Victory over Nazism in World War II.
President Petro Poroshenko believes the Moscow-designed Bezsmertny Polk (Immortal Regiment) march is a speculation on the feelings of people.
Participants in the Immortal Regiment walk, journalists and patrol officers got showered with eggs, potatoes, paintballs and smoke flares as they were marching past the OUN (Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists) office in downtown Kyiv.
On Tuesday, May 9, Ukraine marks the 72nd anniversary of the victory over Nazism in the Second World War.
About 25,000 members of several agencies, including the police, the National Guard, and the State Emergency Service are involved in public order protection across the country.
The police have detained seven participants of rallies held in Dnipropetrovsk on Monday on suspicion of public order offense.
Just like a year ago, the Motherland Monument in National Museum of the History of Ukraine in World War II in Kyiv has been crowned by a chaplet of red poppies again. It symbolizes the Days of Remembrance and Reconciliation for those who lost their lives during World War II for all Europeans.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko took part in the “First Minute of Peace” rally on the occasion of the Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation.
Interior Ministry advisor Zorian Shkiriak urges participants of May 8-9 events to keep a cool mind and refrain from wearing black and orange stripes - a recognized military symbol in Russia.
President Petro Poroshenko said in his speech at the solemn session of Verkhovna Rada dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Victory over Nazism in Europe.
Representatives of Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), headed by Metropolitan Onuphrius did not get up during a solemn parliamentary session when President Poroshenko read out the names of Heroes of Ukraine. Everyone else, even foreigners, stood up and greeted the heroes.