Kiev police stormed the building on the street Mazepa, which is the headquarters of the organization of Ukrainian nationalists (OUN; banned in Russia). On Tuesday, may 9, reports the website 112.ua.
The head of the organization Nikolay Kohanivsky commentary portal InfoResist reported that security forces did not release inside activists, but demands don’t make.
“Our headquarters are blocked by some “Berkut”, National guard headquarters. And we are standing near the “Arsenal” (subway station — approx. “Of the tape.ru”), looking for “padded jacket” (so dismissive in Ukraine call people who hold Pro-Russian views — approx. “Of the tape.ru”). There were a lot, but ribbons [St. George] don’t, so we will not touch them”, — he said.
The correspondent of RIA Novosti, in turn, reports that the activists of the OUN, in a locked office, opened the Windows and listen to loud music nationalistic, and hung out flags with the symbols of the OUN and UPA (Ukrainian insurgent army, is prohibited in Russia). Some throw eggs and paint balls participants of the action “Immortal regiment” and journalists. In addition, from the Windows of the headquarters on the street was thrown a smoke bomb that injured an officer accompanying the convoy, reports TASS.
The route of the action “Immortal regiment” in Kiev runs from Armory square to the square of Fame. According to the information portal “Island”, the event was attended by about five thousand people, their security and provide several thousand law enforcement officers.
3 may Kohanivsky urged to stop the procession in honor of Victory Day in great Patriotic war and instead carried out a “Death regiment”. However, several days later the security Service of Ukraine stated about absence of grounds for denial of the promotion.