Events 2 may 2014 in Odessa, has left an indelible mark in the history of modern Ukraine. Then in the House of trade unions were burned dozens of people. The investigation is still dragging on, but even those suspects who were released.

Recall the events of the fateful day and as the investigation on the case.

It should be noted that the situation was “fueled by” a long time ago – on February 19 hosted the first brawl. Then Euromaidan activists held a protest against the use of police weapons to the supporters of the revolution of dignity. Activists attacked about 100 Maidan protesters, clad in helmets and masks and armed with baseball bats. Over time, the situation has significantly deteriorated – Pro shares were held more often, and then the separatists have declared the transformation of Odessa into the “new Russia”.

The tragedy of may 2 in Odessa

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It all started in the center of Odessa on Grecheskaya street – during the first collisions were used smoke bombs, firecrackers and stones. Then there were the first victims. Over time, all the opposition gaining momentum – Euromaidan supporters and their Pro-Russian opponents had used Molotov cocktails, improvised explosive devices, gunshot, traumatic and pneumatic weapon.