Ukrainian Winnipeggers rally on eve of minister visit to Kiev
Canadian Minister of National Defence, Rob Nicholson, to visit Kiev Monday
Dozens of Ukrainian Winnipeggers gathered on the steps of the legislature Sunday night to mark the first anniversary of the Euromaidan –the civil unrest in Ukraine we saw last year.
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The rally was organized by Manitoba's Ukrainian Canadian Congress.
Last year, protests against the Pro-Russian government in Kiev led to the revolution.
Sunday night, candles were lit and Ukrainian flags were raised at the legislature to show solidarity with Ukraine.
On Monday, Canada’s Minister of National Defence, Rob Nicholson, was scheduled to visit Kiev.