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 Five criminal cases initiated over turmoil outside Ukrainian parliament, - Interior Ministry

Five criminal proceedings have been launched following the investigation of clashes near the building of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of Aug. 31.

Adviser to the Minister of Internal Affairs Ivan Varchenko said on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel, Censor.NET reports.

"Five criminal cases under five articles have been opened upon completion of the investigation. 18 people have been put under restraint and we are now questioning hundreds of others. We understand that some of them will be charged. We believe that several dozen people among those, whose participation is evidenced by video, photos, eyewitnesses, will be detained and brought to justice within this case," Varchenko said.

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