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 Scuffle occurred in Lviv City Council: right-wing activists broke into building, blocked rostrum

Today, June 9, a scuffle occurred in the Lviv City Council, forcing the secretary to close the session.

Censor.NET reports referring to local Zaxid.net.

Acting Head of Council's Secretariat Department Yurii Lukashevskyi came out to protesters, who gathered outside the building, and invited them to watch a live broadcast of the session. However, the representatives of UNA-UNSO, Sokil, and other right-wing organizations broke through the line of law enforcers and entered the session hall.

Further on, the activists blocked the rostrum, provoking a scuffle.

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They claim that the guards at the entrance used force and tear gas against them.

City Council Secretary Anatolii Zabarylo closed the meeting.

According to media reports, unprecedented security measures have been taken today outside the Lviv Town Hall. Several hundred law enforcers secure the perimeter of Market Square.

Earlier, the Lviv City Council was reported to have been taken under heavy guard. Access to the building is allowed with a pass only.
 
 
 
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