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 Police chief says three officers involved in VDay attack on ATO veterans in Dnipro City suspended

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Three members of the Main Directorate of the National Police of Ukraine in the Dnipropetrovsk region were suspended from duty after the incident in Dnipro City on May 9.

Censor.NET reports citing the statement by National Police Chief Serhii Kniaziev.

According to him, the investigative material regarding them was submitted to the prosecutor's office to provide legal evaluation of their actions.

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Kniaziev said the National Police commission provided the police and Interior Ministry authorities with interim report about the progress of the official investigation into riots near the Monument of Glory in Dnipro City on May 9. According to the report, three members of the riot police regiment of the Main Police Directorate of the Dnipropetrovsk region committed unlawful actions that constitute elements of crime.

According to Ukraine's top policeman, the three law enforcers will be suspended from duty pending official investigation.

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As reported, on May 9, clashes occurred near the Monument of Glory in Dnipro. After pro-Ukrainian activists demanded to remove political and proscribed insignia - St. George ribbons, communist flags, etc. - a group of young people, who came to the monument together with Opposition Bloc MP Oleksandr Vilkul, attacked the activists and ATO soldiers.
 
 
 
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