The local residents and Azov civil corps activists stormed illegal construction site on 3 Sviatoshynskyi Lane Sept. 8. They also set tires on fire there.
It was later reported that 'titushky' [fake paid protesters - ed.] hired by the developer employed rubber-bullet guns against the activists.
Azov leader, People's Deputy Andrii Biletskyi arrived at the scene.
The Azov activists later broke into the territory of the construction site and pulled down a part of the fence.
As reported, several people were injured in a mass brawl that took place between local residents and representatives near Kyiv's Sviatoshyn subway station Sept. 5. Later, the residents of the apartment building on 2 Sviatoshynskyi Lane blocked the entrance to the nearby forestry area Sept. 6. According to the activists, the so-called "titushky" hired by the developer captured the courtyard with the cars owned by local residents parked in it on Sept. 5. Subsequently, Sept. 7, the conflict turned into a clash between locals and the representatives of the developer intending to construct a multi-storey building in the parking area. The opposing parties employed stones and flash bang grenades as well as set tires on fire. 30 persons were detained after the initial clashes, Kyiv police reported.
Photos and video by Oleh Bohachuk