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Neither parade, nor concerts: Ukraine will modestly celebrate the Victory Day - RIA Novosti, 5/9/2017


Kiev. Ukraine. Archival photo
KIEV, on May 9 — RIA Novosti. Ukraine on Tuesday without special solemnity will celebrate the 72nd anniversaries of the victory over Nazi Germany: this day it isn't planned either a traditional military parade, or a festive salute. Official actions will be limited to a flower-laying to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and adoption of the oath by recruits of the Ukrainian army. In the capital of Ukraine the spirit of a holiday is almost not felt, there is practically no corresponding symbolics, and the attention of Kiev residents is more riveted on the international song competition "Eurovision" which these days just takes place in the city. Glavnaya Street of the capital the Khreshchatyk where earlier parades on the occasion of the Victory Day were held, this year is occupied with Eurovision Village.© of RIA Novosti. The press service of the president Ukrainypereyti in фотобанкПорошенко has congratulated fighters of UPA * on a victory over the Third the flower-laying reykhomtseremoniya to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Park of Eternal Glory in the center of Kiev with the assistance of the president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko is appointed at 10:00 (coincides with Moscow time). Right after it the head of state in the territory of the national museum of history of Ukraine in World War II will participate in adoption of the oath by recruits of a separate presidential regiment and the 101st separate security unit of the General Staff of armed forces of the country. Any concerts or military parades this day won't be, also it hasn't been declared plans of the organization of traditional field kitchens with "front hundred grams". This year the main locations of the capital where various festive events are traditionally held, are busy with objects of "Eurovision". Besides the first semi-final of a festival has had just on 9 мая.© RIA Novosti. Grigory Vasilenkopereyti in фотобанкВ Kiev have suggested to announce the 2017th "year of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army * "In the conditions of the limited number of official actions, the stock "Bessmerty Regiment" which the veteran organizations plan to carry out in Kiev, Dnieper (the former Dnipropetrovsk) and Kryvyi Rih of the Dnipropetrovsk region will become the main event of the Victory Day in Ukraine. In Kiev the action will take place under the name "Nobody is forgotten! Nothing is forgotten!", in Dnieper and Kryvyi Rih — under the name "March of Winners". During the march people will pass on streets of the cities with portraits of the relatives who were taking part in the Great Patriotic War which already are dead. Similar actions on the Victory Day traditionally take place in Russia and other countries of the FSU and beyond. The Ukrainian radicals from the nationalist organization of "The voluntary movement OUN" have already threatened to break a march in Kiev. At the same time in the Kiev central board of police of RIA Novosti have declared that are informed on plans of radicals and have promised to provide public law and order during the action. Last year during "An immortal regiment" in Kiev there was a fight of participants at the event and radicals. Some activists bore Stalin's portraits, the Soviet flags, and also St.George's Ribbons. The Ukrainian nationalists tried to select them therefore has arisen small конфликт.© RIA Novosti. N

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