Saturday, January 21, Ukrainians about thirty countries will come to the rallies and pickets with the slogan Stop Putin’s War in Ukraine to attract international attention to the Russian aggression.
About it writes “Radio Freedom”.
The first such rally last summer organized a Ukrainian woman from Switzerland Irene von Burg.
This time thousands of Ukrainians, politicians, public activists, representatives of the Georgian, Syrian and Chechen communities on three continents (Europe, Australia, North America) will require the global political community to compel Russia’s leaders to cease hostilities in Ukraine.
Read: More than 70 countries: the world witnessed the campaign “Stop Putin – Stop the War”
The main requirement remains to withdraw all Russian armed forces from the territory of Ukraine. The second requirement is to release all hostages.
Also among the demands of protesters – to extend the work of the OSCE observation mission in the Donbas to the clock.
“Out of many Ukrainian communities in Australia, in Germany (the Berlin and Frankfurt), mostly come to share the European communities. Local politicians are also with us, they support us”, – said Irene von Burg.
In Ukraine, the activists of the action is scheduled in more than twenty cities of the country. Their participation in promotions confirmed activists in Zhitomir, Zaporozhye, Kramatorsk, Kyiv, Lviv, Lutsk, Odesa, Kharkiv, Chernihiv and other Ukrainian cities.
As reported by the “observer”, October 8, in the centre of Paris was going to a rally with the slogan “Putin is to blame for the war.”
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