Ukrainian Ultras: A Global Ceasefire

19.05.2014
Kateryna Sergatskova, Ukrainska Pravda Zhyttia

Photo: bbr.org.ua

The football fans, which had been viewed earlier as radicals provoking mayhem by many, are now setting up grand shows akin to yesterday’s fire-show on the Pedestrian Bridge in Kyiv in support of united Ukraine, protecting the activists from attacks and performing the “Putin – huilo” cheer in unison.

“Ukrainska Pravda. Zhittya” talked to several activists of the ultras movement and found out what now united the football fans who had feuded before.

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Bike Run For a United Ukraine Starts From Lviv

On May 11, a Lviv-Odesa bike run started from the Lviv Opera theater with a goal to show the unity of the Ukrainian people.

The participants wish to show the unity of the Ukrainian people, noting that they especially want to visit Odesa. “We especially want to visit Odesa and show that the tragedy that took place in the local Trade Union building is a common tragedy for all of us, and not for some pro-Russian activists. We must do everything to make sure that is doesn’t repeat,” said Serhiy, a bike run participant. Continue reading