Supporters of the former Governor of Odessa region of Ukraine, Mikhail Saakashvili of Georgia, the storm broke in October Palace in Kiev, left the building at his request. About it reports on Sunday, December 17, “Strenia”. According to the newspaper, most of the activists after his appeal was moved to the Parliament building.
Saakashvili himself said that he was not going to storm the Palace. “I don’t know who it continues to break. This is not the Verkhovna Rada, why this violence! Who wants to smash the building — sorry, we are not on track,” he said.
According to the former Governor, the incident was a provocation. “We were told that there can pass and hold the event. And there goes the concert. We were greeted by bombs and gas,” he explained. “I responsibly declare that there are no plans to capture the Palace we had. There are no plans for violent action we have not been,” — said Saakashvili.
He also distanced himself from those who stormed the Palace. “All of our actions against corruption can only be peaceful. I repudiate any attempt to break the window, to capture the building and to get back forcibly the people,” he said, adding that the provocateurs intended to discredit a peaceful demonstration.
Deputy head of national police Vyacheslav Abroskin on his page in Facebook reported that in fact the incident initiated criminal proceedings. “All those involved in the seizure of the building will be installed. The perpetrators will be brought to responsibility”, — he wrote. According to him, the room held a children’s holiday.
According to the schedule in the hall of the October Palace during the storming took place a jazz concert, Glen Miller Orchestra. At the same time the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko wrote on Facebook that the building is new year children’s matinee, attended by hundreds of children and their parents.
Earlier it was reported that Saakashvili’s supporters after the March for the impeachment of the President stormed the October Palace. The demonstrators broke down the front door and suppressed the resistance of national guardsmen barricaded inside. Security officials defended using fire extinguishers. In a network there was video of the incident.
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