A massive rally against appointment of a new governor was held in Kharkov (Photo)
A mass procession passed along Sumskaya Street in Kharkov, which ended up in the rally in front of the Kharkov Regional State Administration (OGA), against introduction of the new governor Igor Baluta. For the time of the procession participants of the rally blocked the traffic.
Protesters chanted "Russia", "Berkut". There were many Russian flags in the crowd. Protesters tried to enter the building of the Kharkov OGA, but the cordon of the police prevented them from doing it. There were clashes between protesters and the police, there are suffered people. Currently, protesters moved back several meters from the building, part of them moved to the direction of the Kharkov City Council.