This site uses cookies. By accepting cookies you can optimise your browsing experience. Read more.
Ukraine: Brawls erupt as nationalists disrupt Kharkov Immortal Regiment action01:47

Ukraine: Brawls erupt as nationalists disrupt Kharkov Immortal Regiment action

Ukraine, Kharkov
May 9, 2017 at 10:19 GMT -00:00 · Published

Scuffles erupted between local nationalists and participants of the commemorative Immortal Regiment march after it arrived at Kharkov's Memorial of Glory, Tuesday.

Participants of the march gathered around the memorial, chanting "fascism will not pass" as well as singing Soviet songs when they were disrupted by a group of nationalists who incited a brawl.

Scuffles escalated and about 50 law enforcement officers interfered to end the clashes.

The Bessmertny Polk (Immortal Regiment) campaign is scheduled in dozens of cities throughout Russia and across the globe at the start of May to mark the 72nd anniversary of what is known in the former Soviet Union as the Great Patriotic War. Campaign participants march with a portrait of a relative or an unknown veteran of the war through the central streets of their cities.

Ukraine: Brawls erupt as nationalists disrupt Kharkov Immortal Regiment action01:47
No Account? Sign up!
Description

Scuffles erupted between local nationalists and participants of the commemorative Immortal Regiment march after it arrived at Kharkov's Memorial of Glory, Tuesday.

Participants of the march gathered around the memorial, chanting "fascism will not pass" as well as singing Soviet songs when they were disrupted by a group of nationalists who incited a brawl.

Scuffles escalated and about 50 law enforcement officers interfered to end the clashes.

The Bessmertny Polk (Immortal Regiment) campaign is scheduled in dozens of cities throughout Russia and across the globe at the start of May to mark the 72nd anniversary of what is known in the former Soviet Union as the Great Patriotic War. Campaign participants march with a portrait of a relative or an unknown veteran of the war through the central streets of their cities.

Top downloads in last 24 hours
Pool for subscribers only
00:37
Nagorno-Karabakh: MoD publishes footage of alleged attacks on Armenian military equipmentNagorno-Karabakh: MoD publishes footage of alleged attacks on Armenian military equipment
September 27, 2020 at 18:53 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
01:25
Nagorno-Karabakh: Stepanakert hospitals receive wounded after violence erupts in regionNagorno-Karabakh: Stepanakert hospitals receive wounded after violence erupts in region
September 27, 2020 at 23:21 GMT -00:00
05:13
Japanese company launches world’s smallest working Rubik’s CubeJapanese company launches world’s smallest working Rubik’s Cube
September 28, 2020 at 17:35 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
04:42
Spain: Volunteers hold nationwide cleaning operation of coastal sea bedSpain: Volunteers hold nationwide cleaning operation of coastal sea bed
September 27, 2020 at 04:39 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
00:27
Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenian MoD publishes video of alleged shelling of Azeri military equipmentNagorno-Karabakh: Armenian MoD publishes video of alleged shelling of Azeri military equipment
September 28, 2020 at 23:38 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
01:26
Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenian MOD publish video of alleged destruction of Azerbaijani tanks on Nagorno-Karabakh contact lineNagorno-Karabakh: Armenian MOD publish video of alleged destruction of Azerbaijani tanks on Nagorno-Karabakh contact line
September 27, 2020 at 17:54 GMT -00:00
06:05
5-year-old Iranian double amputee trains hard for Paralympic glory5-year-old Iranian double amputee trains hard for Paralympic glory
September 28, 2020 at 18:48 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
01:00
Greece: Pompeo and Greek counterpart discuss eastern Mediterranean tensionsGreece: Pompeo and Greek counterpart discuss eastern Mediterranean tensions
September 28, 2020 at 09:49 GMT -00:00
03:17
Iraq: Baghdad residents react to US warning over embassy attacksIraq: Baghdad residents react to US warning over embassy attacks
September 28, 2020 at 20:18 GMT -00:00
01:57
Greece: 700 refugees queue for ferry to mainland amid EU relocation programmeGreece: 700 refugees queue for ferry to mainland amid EU relocation programme
September 28, 2020 at 12:24 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
03:09
Azerbaijan: Aliyev holds emergency meeting after fighting erupts in Nagorno-KarabakhAzerbaijan: Aliyev holds emergency meeting after fighting erupts in Nagorno-Karabakh
September 27, 2020 at 21:18 GMT -00:00
01:26
Canada: Huawei CFO appears in court as extradition trial resumesCanada: Huawei CFO appears in court as extradition trial resumes
September 29, 2020 at 07:02 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
01:14
Nagorno-Karabakh: Azerbaijani Defence Ministry footage purports to shows clashes in disputed region Nagorno-Karabakh: Azerbaijani Defence Ministry footage purports to shows clashes in disputed region
September 28, 2020 at 14:26 GMT -00:00
04:12
Argentine athlete donates thousands of second-hand books amid pandemicArgentine athlete donates thousands of second-hand books amid pandemic
September 28, 2020 at 09:25 GMT -00:00
03:42
Armenia: Helicopters transport wounded from Nagorno-Karabakh to YerevanArmenia: Helicopters transport wounded from Nagorno-Karabakh to Yerevan
September 28, 2020 at 21:44 GMT -00:00
01:38
USA: Glass Fire rages in California's Napa and Sonoma countiesUSA: Glass Fire rages in California's Napa and Sonoma counties
September 29, 2020 at 02:42 GMT -00:00
02:05
Spain: Pig heads hurled at police during protest over Catalan president's suspensionSpain: Pig heads hurled at police during protest over Catalan president's suspension
September 29, 2020 at 02:35 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
05:39
Nagorno-Karabakh: We are fighting against Azerbaijan and Turkey, says leader of disputed regionNagorno-Karabakh: We are fighting against Azerbaijan and Turkey, says leader of disputed region
September 28, 2020 at 12:46 GMT -00:00
02:28
Greece: Police face off with protesters at anti-Pompeo rally in AthensGreece: Police face off with protesters at anti-Pompeo rally in Athens
September 28, 2020 at 23:16 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
01:18
Turkey: Armenia must stop attacks immediately, says Turkish Defence MinisterTurkey: Armenia must stop attacks immediately, says Turkish Defence Minister
September 28, 2020 at 14:00 GMT -00:00
04:54
Meet Sylvain Helaine, the school teacher considered to be the most tattooed man in FranceMeet Sylvain Helaine, the school teacher considered to be the most tattooed man in France
September 26, 2020 at 13:13 GMT -00:00
02:47
Iran: Tehran says it 'cannot stand' conflict at its borders amid Nagorno-Karabakh clashesIran: Tehran says it 'cannot stand' conflict at its borders amid Nagorno-Karabakh clashes
September 28, 2020 at 15:01 GMT -00:00
02:29
USA: Zogg Fire consumes structures as it sweeps through California townsUSA: Zogg Fire consumes structures as it sweeps through California towns
September 28, 2020 at 19:40 GMT -00:00
View all videos