In Kiev police opened a case because of clashes at the Verkhovna Rada

In Kiev police opened a case because of clashes at the Verkhovna Rada

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About two thousand representatives of veterans ‘ organizations and miners staged a protest near the Ukrainian Parliament.

At least eight policemen and three civilians were injured in clashes during protests at the Verkhovna Rada in Kiev Tuesday, June 19. The police started criminal proceedings on the fact of clashes of protesters with police officers, said the chief of the National police of Kiev Andrey Krishchenko, according to the website of the Kiev police. The event data is entered in the Unified register of pre-judicial investigations under article 345 (threat or violence concerning the employee of law enforcement body).

“Militiamen detained the man who sprayed tear gas. He was taken to the Pechersk police Department. After testing for intoxication in his blood, about one per Mille of alcohol,” said Krishchenko and noted that the man was detained. In respect of his pre-judicial investigation. The police also said that later, the police brought to the police Department one more person that “tried to pull the police and grabbed his ammunition”.

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The Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine on his page in Facebook noted that of the three injured police officers were hospitalized: one from the use of pepper spray, another employee received a traumatic brain injury and other minor injuries. What the injury was the third law enforcement admitted, not reported. The interior Ministry said that public order under walls of the Verkhovna Rada by representatives of the police and national guard.

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At the same time, Kyiv police announced the arrest of a young man with a mask on her face and arms, which moved in the direction of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, where they held a mass action. From the detainee withdrew “carbine, which visually resembles a Kalashnikov,” two knuckle dusters, knives and a smoke grenade.

Earlier in the day about two thousand representatives of veterans ‘ organizations and miners staged a protest action near Ukrainian Parliament to demand the preservation of their benefits. Among them, in particular, to cancel a monetization of social benefits, to invest more than six billion hryvnias for the development of mining industry, to increase the amount of compensation for debt recovery under the payment of wages to miners. According to the Agency “Interfax-Ukraine”, the protesters managed to break through to the Parliament building, demolishing the fence, and later between them and police officers clashed.

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