Huge Demonstration in Kyiv Scheduled to Protest Corruption
Around 10,000 people are expected to attend the demonstration against the corruption in the defense industry
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People have begun gathering in central Kyiv before the start of a march against corruption in the defense sector, UNN reported.
Several hundred people have gathered at Maidan Square.
The launch of the demonstration is scheduled for 12.00 noon and traffic on Khreshchstyk street will be partially diverted.
According to the UNN report, the National Corps organization expects 10,000 people to attend the rally.
3,000 police officers are on duty to ensure public order in central Kyiv. They began to strengthen protection of the area a few hours before the rally was planned to begin. The police have said that they will respond to any provocations and will work to keep the rally peaceful.