In the cities of Ukraine held a torchlight procession to the 109th anniversary of the birth of Stepan Bandera

In the cities of Ukraine on 1 January held a torchlight procession on the occasion of the 109th anniversary of the birth of a theoretician of Ukrainian nationalism Stepan Bandera. The event was announced Patriotic organizations in different regions.

In the “National case”, said that in Kiev, the demonstrators plan to gather at 18:00 in Shevchenko’s Park. In addition, marches held in other cities, including in the settlements controlled by the ATO forces of the territory of Donbass.

As noted by Deputy interior Minister Sergei Yarovoy, marches dedicated to the anniversary of the birth of Stepan Bandera, will be held in 20 regions. 54 scheduled events, which presumably will be attended by over 8 thousand people. Security will provide about 2 thousand police officers.

Stepan Bandera – Ukrainian politician, ideologist and theorist of Ukrainian nationalist movement of the twentieth century. After the split of the organization of Ukrainian nationalists, the Chairman of the OUN-B. To his birthday of January 1 in Ukraine traditionally held the event to honor his memory, that culminate in a torchlight procession.