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KIEV, November 24, 15:08 /ITAR-TASS/. A rally in support of Ukraine’s European integration has begun in Kiev. The event features about five thousand participants, who carry the flags of Ukraine and the EU.
The police have blocked traffic along the Taras Shevchenko boulevard. Leaders of the opposition - Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Viatly Klichko, Oleg Tyagnibok and Yiri Lutsenko - are marching in the front. The police say they have not fixed any violations of order as yet.
At the same time, in Mikhailov Square, begins another rally - against Ukraine’s association with the European Union,- where organisers have announced they will united ten thousand participants. This event is organised by the ruling Party of Regions and its youth wing - Young Regions.
Rallies in support of the European integration are organised in the country’s other cities, for example, in Lvov, Kharkov, Uzhgorod, Dnepropetrovsk and Donetsk. The opposition claims the rallies will feature at least 40,000 Ukrainians.
On the other hand, Simferopol will organise a rally “For stability and booming. Crimea for development of trade relations with Russia.