After clashes in Kiev police opened criminal proceedings

The national police of Ukraine started criminal proceedings after clashes in Central Kiev on Sunday evening, February 19. As reported “Interfax”, injuring two policemen. In this regard, the criminal proceedings are opened under article “Threat or violence concerning the employee of law enforcement body”.


One of the victims is a patrol police broke his fingers. On the nature of the injuries of the second victim law enforcement officers not reported.


Several hundred people gathered on independence square in memory of those who died there three years ago during a coup. However, the police did not allow them to set up tents, which resulted in a conflict.


The situation stabilized a few hours later. Close to midnight the police announcedthat the city has no collisions.

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