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 thesource of the fire was inside the building, Censor.NET reports, citing Interfax-Ukraine.

At the meeting ofthe special committee of the Odesa Regional Council senior majorcase investigator of the Interior Ministry Ruslan Sushkov statedthat, according to the investigation, the center of the fire in theTrade Unions Building was indeed inside thebuilding.

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He also expressedhis personal opinion that the center of the organization of theseevents was on the Kulikovo Field - pro-Russian activists meetingplace and the events themselves took place with the support of, orin coordination with senior police officers.

The actions of thepolice officers are being investigated by the prosecutor's office.According to the representative of the prosecutor's office, theinvestigation in regard to the law enforcement officers should becompleted in September.

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Sushkov noted thatthe exact date of completing the investigation of these events isunknown.

On May 2 fortyeight people were killed and over two hundred were injured duringthe riots.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n296884