Activists of the Ukrainian nationalist movements showered stones and eggs upon the office of a Russian federal cultural agency, Rossotrudnichestvo, Russian Alfa Bank and Sberbank branches as they held an anti-Russian rally in Kyiv’s Podil neighborhood.
The protest against Russian invasion of Crimea and Ukraine’s Donbas region was held at the Old Town Square in the heart of Prague (the Czech Republic) on Jan. 21 on the threshold of Ukrainian Unity Day.
On Wednesday morning, the law enforcement officers instigated clashes with protesters while attempting to trace and detain leader of Rukh Novykh Syl party, the former Odesa region Governor, Georgia’s ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili in the camp outside the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
The law enforcers continue negotiations with the activists on moving the tents to Mariinskyi park from Hrushevskoho Street.
About 3,000 police officers and National Guard servicemen are ensuring order in the government block of Kyiv. The number of law enforcers is subject to change depending on the situation.
National Police says property of the National Guard was stolen during the mass protest near the Rada building on Oct. 17.
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.
First deputy interior minister of Ukraine Serhii Yarovyi told journalists about the situation during the protests near the Rada building in Kyiv.
A protest gathered at Hrushevskoho Street near Emporium store, where Maidan graffiti depicting Taras Shevchenko, Ivan Franko and Lesia Ukrainka had been destroyed earlier by the store ownership.
Activists from Pussy Riot, a Russian feminist protest punk rock group, unfolded a Free Sentsov banner in the Russian city of Yakutsk in support of Oleh Sentsov, a Ukrainian film director and political prisoner jailed in Russia.
On June 13, Kyiv residents gathered on Pishokhidnyi Bridge to commemorate Il-76 victims on the third anniversary of the tragedy in Luhansk. In June 2014, Il-76 plane with 49 people on board was downed by pro-Russian separatists when landing in the Luhansk airport. No one survived the crash.
Right-wing activists gathered at Kontraktova Square to start a car run towards President Petro Poroshenko's estate in Kozyn near Kyiv, demanding to sign an amnesty law for anti-terrorist operation (ATO) soldiers.
Former Presidential Administration head Andrii Kliuiev allegedly attempted organizing protests in Roshen candy stores, belonging to Ukraine's president, in order to discredit Petro Poroshenko.
The Pechersk district court of Kyiv granted the request of Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Office (PGO) to place the shares of Ukrtelecom and Trimob communications providers in escrow pending compensation of losses incurred by the state.
The rally was held at the Main Directorate of the National Police in the Poltava region. Protesters demanded resignation of the police administration.
Within the global #BreakFree2017 campaign, Kyiv activists held an event to draw attention of city authorities and residents to the issues of the public transport the city. They demanded more effort to provide for free and safe biking in the city.
In case of increasing provocations in the country, Russia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs will act tougher than it did during the unauthorized rallies held March 26.