KIEV, December 08, 14:54 /ITAR-TASS/. About 15,000 participate in a rally organised by Ukraine’s ruling Party of Regions in support of the strategic course of the country’s President Viktor Yanukovich, the party’s press service said on Sunday.
The rally is organised in the Mariinsky Park not far from the building of the Verkhovna Rada /parliament/. The event’s slogan is “Let’s Build Europe in Ukraine.” The party’s press service reports “the speakers are calling for a peaceful settlement of the situation and condemn the actions of the opposing forces, aimed at splitting the society.”
Itar-Tass correspondent sees the square in front of the Verkhovna Rada and part of Grushevsky Street, which the governmental buildings are overlooking, is full of people supporting the Party of Regions. The situation in the district is calm now.