Left and right forces clashed in Lviv
Rally participants came to blows
Representatives of different political forces clashed in Lviv Friday during the celebration of the October Revolution anniversary.
According to an UNIAN correspondent, representatives of several political forces, namely the Communist Party of Ukraine and the Progressive Socialist Party of Ukraine, gathered to celebrate the revolution anniversary near the Glory Monument in Stryiska Str. in Lviv. Political forces opposed to this action, namely the Ukrainian Party, the Congress of Ukrainian Nationalists, and Svoboda all-Ukrainian Union, gathered at the same place.
Despite that there were nearly a thousand of policemen, rally participants tore off police cordons and came to blows.
Svoboda representatives tore to pieces several posters of Communists and burnt down their flags in presence of police.
According to Ihor Tsykalo, head of the city police directorate, police did not arrest any of action participants.