Urey Vendik. BBC Russian Service
Because of that a year ago, May 2, 2014 people died in the House of Trade Unions in Odessa? The answer to all external features is simple: because brainless angry mob. Only the scale of the tragedy, the political background and penchant for conspiracy prevented some believe it.
"Even those people who were in there - and I spoke to many - can not understand what happened. Some of the bodies that I have seen - as the man was sitting, and he died, as if it had frozen in that position. What was it? Until now, even the examination can not speak. Or does not want "- said the leader of the Communists in Odessa Maurice Ibrahim.
He is one of the activists Antimaydana, May 3, together with the police went into the building to the body count.
It is a typical question, one of the few that still asking all interested residents of Odessa.
Exclusive interview with the head of the Kharkiv Regional State Administration Igor Rainin agency "Interfax-Ukraine" .
Q: How are the preparations for the May holidays in the Kharkiv region? Is there a threat of sabotage, acts of terrorism in these days?
Answer: The holiday will take place to complete the program, reduce the number of events we do not. It planned 90 events only at the regional level. In addition, events will be held in all localities of the Kharkiv region.
According to the presidential decree, this year we will celebrate for the first time May 8 - Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation. Given the polarization of society, this is the right decision.
We believe that on 9 May need to go instead of the mass festivities to commemorate the people who took part in the hostilities, to honor the memory of those who died. Our ideological backbone - it veterans, volunteers, members of ATU living in Ukraine involved in the fighting in Afghanistan and other military conflicts.