There are 42 prorusssische protesters were were killed in a fire. Six other people had been in clashes between supporters and opponents of the government killed in Kiev.

the participants of The rally demanded justice for the victims. “Bring the perpetrators to justice”, was read on a poster. Under strict safety precautions the mourning laid flowers in front of the Union house, and lit candles. About 2,500 police officers were deployed to prevent clashes.

The UN has criticized the Ukrainian government for the so far fruitless investigation into the events of five years ago. “No one has been held accountable,” said the UN human rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine. It is thorough and impartial investigations are necessary to identify the culprits.

The violence in Odessa was erupted after the Pro-Western Maidan-Revolution in Kiev and the annexation of the Crimean Peninsula by Russia. The fire killed people had tried to bring to street battles in the house of trade unions in safety.

The building was put during the clashes in the fire. Most of the trapped people died of smoke inhalation, while others died as they jumped from Windows to escape the flames.

The protests on the Maidan square in the spring of 2014 to the fall of the Kremlin President Viktor Yanukovych faithful. Under Yanukovych’s successor, Petro Poroshenko, came to a still ongoing military confrontation between Ukrainian government forces and Pro-Russian rebels in the East of the country. Since the beginning of the conflict, around 13’000 people were killed.

(SDA)