In the center of Kiev, on independence square, during a rally on the occasion of the third anniversary of the Euromaidan protesters burned tires and clashed with law enforcement officers. According to various sources, in total, the incident affected about ten people.
According to information “Ukrainian truth”, in clashes with law enforcement officers was attended by members of prohibited in Russia organizations “Right sector” and the OUN. Just on the square gathered about a thousand people. At the same time before the protesters were made by the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Hope Savchenko and former Governor of the Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili.
Some protesters brought tires and tried to set fire to them. When law enforcement officers to prevent it, the protesters began to behave aggressively. The scene under the stele, it was announced that militiamen hinder the peaceful protest, called “to defend democratic values”, said the Agency “Interfax”.
After that from the European square to Maidan Nezalezhnosti headed a group of radicals in masks, who then shouting rushed to the stele. Later, the protesters took the police bus that brought them under the stele of Independence and there burned. It is reported that the carriageway and the pedestrian part of downtown blocked cordon of law enforcement officers in several rows.
During the riots, radicals set fire to the office of the leader of the public movement “the Ukrainian choice” Viktor Medvedchuk, reports channel “112.Ukraine”, several hundreds of representatives of “Right sector”, as well as the organization of Ukrainian nationalists arrived at the address Bolshaya Vasilkovskaya, 23, smashed the office window and threw flares and smoke bombs.
After some time, the radicals began to extinguish the fire, after which they were joined by firefighters outfit. Police officers who were nearby did not detain the protesters, journalists said.
To trewat OFS Medvedchuk! pic.twitter.com/R7da2Adzs8