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29 Jan 2020 | 07:46 AM UTC

Ukraine: Commemorative events scheduled across Ukraine January 29

Right-wing group schedules commemorative events in several cities January 29; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions likely

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Event

The right-wing movement Corps National has called for a series of demonstrations across the country on Wednesday, January 29, to commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Kruty, which took place on January 29, 1918. The main gatherings will take place in Kruty, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhia, Vinnytsia, Kherson, and Chernivtsi as of the evening (local time). Spontaneous gatherings in other urban centers cannot be ruled out.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expected near all demonstration sites.

Advice

Individuals in Ukraine are advised to keep abreast of the situation, avoid all gatherings as a precaution, anticipate localized transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.