• About “Russian” trace in Odessa events

    About “Russian” trace in Odessa events

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    • 27/04/2009

    A tragic death, which took place on April 17 in Odessa, of Maksim Chaika, a right-wing football fan and one of the leaders of a radical nationalist organization “SICH”, has immediately lead to heated discussions on the Internet.

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  • “Chayka Affair” Will Not Be Investigated Impartially – Antifascists

    “Chayka Affair” Will Not Be Investigated Impartially – Antifascists

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    • 25/04/2009

    Antifascists and human rights activists consider Ukrainian President Viktor Yuschenko’s recent statement to be intended to manipulate the public opinion and pressurize the investigation. They said it on April 24 in Kiev. On April 21 the President said he would personally monitor investigation of the death of Ukrainian neo-Nazi Maksim Chayka who was killed during the fight between the far-right extremists and antifascists in Odessa. “We really doubt that the inquest will be impartial and unbiased now, after the intervention of the President of State”, said Vladimir Chemeris from Respublika Institute, the human rights watchdog. He stressed that in the statement published by his press officer Iryna Vannikova, Mr. Yuschenko defined the incident as murder, not as self-defense.

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  • Official statement of Ukrainian President on April 22 is the beginning for persecution of antifascists in Ukraine?

    Official statement of Ukrainian President on April 22 is the beginning for persecution of antifascists in Ukraine?

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    • 24/04/2009

    On April 22 the president of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko made an official statement that there is «an extremist organisation “Antifa”» in Ukraine and demanded from SBU (Ukraine Security Service) – «to check all the information concerning coordination of its activity by the foreign anti-Ukrainian organizations». This is an exceptional incident: the president points out to the law enforcing services that there are extremists in Ukraine, names them, and insinuates who their real organizers and patrons are. But where the president got such information?

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