A year ago we met Pekar – DPR army soldier from Odessa. On May 2, 2014, he was on Kulikovo field and by miracle alone avoided death, after armed Nazis launched carnage against peaceful protesters in Trade Unions House.
“Oh Odessa, the pearl by the sea,
Oh Odessa, you knew much grief“
These words of a well-known and, actually, cheerful lively song, have now a different tone. Our pearl Odessa received a black burnt mourning setting on May 2, 2014.
US State Department report on human rights in Ukraine pointed out the lack of the investigation results of the mass murder, which took place on May 2nd, 2014 in Odessa, TASS news agency informed citing the published report of the US State Department.
“Right Sector“, “Azov” and other Neo-Nazi militants have blocked the exists from the court building in Odessa after judges ruled out that five “AntiMaidan” activists may be released on bail. A number of Odessa “AntiMaidan” activists were detained after Euromaidan participants attacked them and burned 48 people alive on May 2, 2014. “AntiMaidan” activists are being accused of attacking themselves.
Russell Bentley ‘Texas’: When I was on my way to Donetsk, I stayed in Rostov-on-Don for several days. There I became friends with Mikhail, the owner of the hostel where I was staying. He’s a big, tough guy, a real Russian bully – tall, bald and muscular. He was a veteran of both Chechen wars. When I told him I am going to Donbass to join the war against fascists, he said to me: “War is bad.”
On November 2nd on the Kulikov Field in Odessa, nationalists have attacked people who came to honor the memory of May 2 massacre victims. As “Hromadske TV ” has reported, attackers pulled out and burned a poster with names and photographs of people died in the Trade Unions House.
United Nation states that the majority of evidence on the mass murder of civilians in Odessa on May 2, 2014, by radical Ukrainian Nazis is destroyed, according to UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary and Arbitrary Executions Christoph Heinz.
“Many of pieces of evidence were destroyed directly after the events, it makes it very difficult to have a proper follow-up. And the processes of accountability have been extremely slow”, Heinz noted.
Militiaman, call sign “Pekar” (“Baker”), comes from Odessa. He was a member of the Kulikovo movement from the very beginning. He witnessed the atrocities of the Bandera Nazis in Odessa on May 2, 2014. He is now fighting Bandera Nazis as a member of the miner’s division.
In Donetsk, a ceremony was held to honor the memory of the victims of the Nazi aggression in Odessa on the 2nd of May. The ceremony of Donetsk residents was addressed by Leader of the Donetsk People’s Republic Aleksandr Zakharchenko, the Chair of the People’s Council of the DPR Andrey Purgin, Odessa City Council Member Aleksandr Vasiliev, and Deputy Chair of the People’s Council of the DPR Denis Pushilin.