The conflict broke out as young people carrying Ukrainian flags did not let people wearing St. George's ribbons to the eternal flame, Censor.NET reports.
"One of the police officers had his nose broken," Nadzvychaini Novyny news outlet correspondent Viacheslav Mavrichev wrote on Facebook.
The police detachments armed with riot control equipment arrived at the memorial after that.
However, according to Novoie Vremia news outlet, at least two people including a police officer have received injuries as a result of clashes. The column has been surrounded by policemen. The laying of flowers ceremony continues. The law enforcement officers have detained several most active participants of the fight.