A memorial meeting at the House of trade unions. May 2, 2015
According to Odessa edition “Duma”, the part of the police and the National guard of Ukraine cordoned off the area of Kulikovo field in Odessa. This district contracted part of the special forces, wishing to get to the House of trade unions must pass through metal detectors. The publication notes that near the area are going to people who came to lay flowers to the House of trade unions.
According to the newspaper “Vesti”, the streets of Odessa on patrol of the special forces “alpha”. The speaker of SBU Elena Gitlyanskaya the emergence of divisions in the city explained the desire to ensure the safety of residents.
In addition to the square Kulikovo field, special security measures have been taken to the city hall and administrations of the region, as well as the Cathedral square of Odessa.
2 may marks two years since the riots in Odessa. Then as a result of fighting in the city centre and a fire in the House of trade unions killed 48 people. An official investigation into the deaths is still not completed.