Special forces of Ukraine began to storm the tent camp in the Verkhovna Rada
KIEV, October 18. /TASS/. Special forces of Ukraine made on Wednesday evening attempt to storm the tent camp in the Verkhovna Rada.
Law enforcement officers managed to reach the first tents, but activists began to fight back. Security forces used tear gas. As a result, several people were injured, including the Deputy from the party “Samopomich” Yegor Sobolev.
A few people from among the demonstrators arrested.
To date, the police retreated and concentrated in the area of the square of the Constitution. At the same time at the corner of Grushevsky streets and Lipsky observed a detachment of the national guard and special forces numbering about 300 people, but no active actions they are taking. Protesters with metal objects continue to disassemble the pavement.
As reported by MP from the party “Samopomich” semen Semenchenko, the police managed to arrest eight protesters. “The people in the form of national police attacked the tent city, the tent got trampled by people, by force they dragged him out and eight people were Packed into the police car,” he told the TV channel NewsOne. According to him, at this time, the protesters, among whom were two deputies — Yegor Sobolev and Pavel Kostenko, surrounded employees of the internal troops.