In Kiev during clashes between protesters and police officers affected employee of the patrol police. As reported on the website of the National police of Ukraine, the woman received a fracture of the fingers.
Instituted criminal proceedings under article 345 (“Threat or violence concerning the employee of law enforcement Agency”) Criminal code of the country.
Earlier it was reported that the clashes injured member of Parliament Yegor Sobolev. According to the ambulance staff and volunteers of the red cross, injured ten protesters.
Detained five protesters, among them the leader of the Volunteer movement in Russia banned the organization of Ukrainian nationalists (OUN) Nikolay Kohanivsky.
February 19 rally of the third anniversary of the Maidan. During the rally, demonstrators tried tried to pass on Bankova street where the presidential administration of Ukraine. The law enforcers obstructed them in the result between protesters and police clashes.
Hundreds of activists came to the building of “Kyivenergo” with posters in support of the blockade of Donbass. They set fire to smoke grenades.
Since the end of January, the veterans of the ATO (anti-terrorist operation in Kiev called the attempted violent suppression of protests in the South-East of the country — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) and MPs opposed to trade with the Donbass, block the export of coal from the region. First they blocked the train tracks and then a highway.
Because of this, from February 17 in Ukraine introduced emergency regime in the energy sector. It will be valid for one month and can be renewed for another. Company “Ukrenergo” received the right rolling blackouts and regulation of schedules of emergency shutdowns.
Maidan (Euromaidan) — the mass protests that took place in the center of Kiev and other cities of Ukraine in winter 2013-2014, which in the country there was a violent change of power. The riots resulted in the flight of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych abroad. During these events killed more than 100 people. Subsequently, the leaders of the Maidan occupied government positions and became members of Parliament.