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 Hlukhoveria appointed Dnipropetrovsk region police chief following 9 May events, - adviser for interior minister

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The National Police in the Dnipropetrovsk region will be run by Vitalii Hlukhoveria who previously headed Dnipro City-based police institute.

Member of Ukrainian Parliament Anton Herashchenko wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

"The regional police directorate chief is being introduced in Dnipro City. The agency will be headed by Vitalii Hlukhoveria, who previously held the post of the head of Dnipro City Institute of Internal Affairs and who is well aware of the situation on the ground. The post of the deputy regional police chief for public security will be held by activist, volunteer soldier of Dnipro-1 Battalion Senior Lieutenant Volodymyr Bohonis who now runs Patrol police in Dnipro. It took him three years to rise through the ranks from the a volunteer soldier to his today's senior post," the lawmaker wrote.

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"All the circumstances of law violations by police officers during the rally on May 9 will be checked by a special commission headed by Chief of the National Police Internal Security Department Colonel Yevhen Koval. National Police Chief Serhii Kniaziev also said that Melitopol top policeman was suspended for violations of security activities on May 9 similar to those committed during rally in Dnipro. As I promised this morning, the events in Dnipro will see immediate response of Interior Minister Arsen Avakov and police chief. It's exactly as it should be in a democratic state," Herashchenko stressed.

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As reported, on May 9, clashes occurred near the Monument of Glory in Dnipro. After pro-Ukrainian activists demanded to remove political and proscribed insignia - St. George ribbons, communist flags, etc. - a group of young people, who came to the monument together with Opposition Bloc MP Oleksandr Vilkul, attacked the activists and ATO soldiers. Eight paid protesters were detained on charges of May 9 clashes; they have been subsequently released.
 
 
 
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