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24 April 2014 17:03

Antifascists to stage march, opposition to close Rise up, Ukraine! rally in Kyiv Saturday

KYIV, May 18 /UKRINFORM/. In Kyiv, on Saturday, there will be two large-scale rallies held synchronously: an anti-fascist march organized by the Party of Regions, and the opposition rally Rise up, Ukraine!.

The press office of Batkivshchyna Party swears that the party will not give a penny to their protesters who are allegedly engaged in actions "on the voluntary principle, by virtue of their beliefs and political leanings."

Meanwhile, the Party of Regions assures that those who arrive for the anti-fascist rally from the regions, will be paid a bus fare and daily allowance form the party fund.

Interior Minister Vitaliy Zakharchenko ensured that law enforcement agencies will not create obstacles to the opposition rally.

Interior Troops Commander Stanislav Shuliak said that additional units of the Interior Troops will not be drawn up to Kyiv.

At the same time, the Interior Ministry and the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), referring to the information available to them, announced plans of separate political leaders to provoke clashes on Saturday.

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