Several hundreds of law enforces were present at the site. Activists set fire to tyres; some attempted to put it out, to no avail, covering the street and the people with white powder. A car arrived at the scene with a scaffold.
Several media reported that activists who organized the protest are related to Avtomaidan movement.
Avtomaidan's official websites and pages have no information about this event.
Images courtesy of former leader of Avtomaidan Serhii Koba. At the moment he is unrelated to Avtomaidan, although he was asking people through his Facebook page to come and join the protest on Friday.
Another Avtomaidan member Oleksii Hrytsenko wrote the following on his Facebook page: "The meeting demands seeing the president and dismissing those who might threaten the national security, together with corruptionists..."