Pro-Russian movements have prepared provocations for the anniversary of the tragic events in Odessa – SBU
The Security Service of Ukraine has warned against an attempt by representatives of the pro-Russian movement Kulikovo Field to organize a series of provocative actions on May 2 in Odessa on the anniversary of the tragic events of 2014 .
This was reported by the press center of the Security Council of Ukraine.
“It has been established that one of the directions of the anti-state protests should be the distribution in Odessa of printed separatist campaign documents with calls for the creation of the so-called” republic of Novorossia “and for the seizure of power According to the organizers, these actions should have become an informative reason for discrediting Ukraine on the international arena of Russian propaganda “, according to the report.
It should be noted that during searches of activists of the pro-Russian movement, law enforcement officials found a significant amount of printed material containing explicit anti-Ukrainian propaganda of a separatist nature. In particular, leaflets with the division of Ukraine into false “republic of Novorossia” and “Bandera Ukraine”, stickers with the inscriptions “Odessa Russian city” and “Odessa – Novorossia”, symbols of the propaganda of the totalitarian regime , the print media, the so-called “Novorossia” newspaper were seized and other products banned by law, “said the report.
As part of the criminal proceedings under Part 2 of Art. 110, part 1, article 109, part 1, article 14 and h.1 Article 294 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, investigations are under way. Based on their results, appropriate procedural decisions will be made.
Recall that on May 2, 2014, in central Odessa, clashes took place between pro-Russian and pro-Ukrainian activists.
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Odessa Anti-Maidan participants attacked a column of Odessa FC Chernomorets and Kharkov Metalist, local self-defense and Euromaidan fans. During the clashes, gunshots were heard, several people died.
Pro-Ukrainian forces began to push anti-Maidanites into the Kulikov field, where they burned their camp. Anti-Maidan have barricaded themselves in the House of Trade Unions. The parties to the conflict bombarded themselves with Molotov cocktails and fired. Soon a fire started in the building.
A total of 48 people died in the Odessa riots, most of them in the House of Trade Unions. More than 200 people consulted a doctor.
The investigation established that the Odessa riots were organized and deliberately planned.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru