As of 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, about 700 protesters are present at the Verkhovna Rada building in Kyiv.
New clashes occurred near the Verkhovna Rada building in Kyiv between protesters and police on Wednesday afternoon.
Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andrii Parubii demanded that organizers of the protests near the parliament building unblock its entrances and exits.
Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yurii Lutsenko said the tents near the Verkhovna Rada will not be demolished. Law enforcers will check everyone who enters the protest area.
In the government block of Kyiv, law enforcers stayed for a night duty around the tent camp near the Rada building only.
At around 9 a.m., protesters started arriving at the parliamentary building, the Verkhovna Rada, in Kyiv.
Head of the Main Department of the National Police in Kyiv Andrii Kryshchenko said about 4,500 people have gathered for a protest at the Rada building as of noon Tuesday, Oct. 17.
The government block in Kyiv is seeing enhanced security on Tuesday morning, prior to planned protests.
The Special Investigations Department of the Prosecutor General's Office has indicted three former top officials from the Interior Ministry of Ukraine, two of whom currently hold top posts in the National Police of Ukraine.
Leader of Rukh Novykh Syl party, former Odesa governor Mikheil Saakashvili does not intend to organize a new revolution in Ukraine.
The event was held on July 13, the birthday of Oleh Sentsov, Ukrainian filmmaker held by the Kremlin as a political prisoner.
As of the moment of this publication, the protesters have left the police cordon. MP Oleh Petrenko is trying to settle the situation. Please beware of rude language on the video (in Russian).
Activists, relatives, and families of Ukrainian citizens held hostages by the Kremlin have picketed the EU-Ukraine Summit with the demand to make maximum efforts to release of Ukrainian prisoners from the Russian captivity.
On May 2, Bulgarian and Ukrainian activists held a protest against local bikers' participation in the motorcycle race by Kremlin-supported Night Wolves group across Europe to Berlin.
People are bringing flowers to Derybasivska and Preobrazhenska Streets in Odesa to commemorate fallen activists in the events of May 2, 2014.