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 Center of the Fire in the Odesa Trade Unions Building Was Inside, Investigators Say

The investigation of the May 2 events in Odesa, related to the incident in the Trade Unions Building, is delayed due to difficulties in establishing the cause of death of 14 people.

However, the investigation already has evidence that the source of the fire was inside the building, Censor.NET reports, citing Interfax-Ukraine.

At the meeting of the special committee of the Odesa Regional Council senior major case investigator of the Interior Ministry Ruslan Sushkov stated that, according to the investigation, the center of the fire in the Trade Unions Building was indeed inside the building.

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He also expressed his personal opinion that the center of the organization of these events was on the Kulikovo Field - pro-Russian activists meeting place and the events themselves took place with the support of, or in coordination with senior police officers.

The actions of the police officers are being investigated by the prosecutor's office. According to the representative of the prosecutor's office, the investigation in regard to the law enforcement officers should be completed in September.

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Sushkov noted that the exact date of completing the investigation of these events is unknown.

On May 2 forty eight people were killed and over two hundred were injured during the riots.


 
 
 
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