Four citizens of Georgia who were detained and deported from Ukraine have arrived in Georgian city of Poti.
Ukraine’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov ordered to remove the policemen protecting the participants of the rally outside the building of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
The Pecherskyi district court arrested Petro Oliinyk for 60 days without the right to bail. Oliinyk was involved in beating of a police officer in a skirmish near the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Oct. 17.
Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yurii Lutsenko believes the participants of the rally near the Verkhovna Rada are preparing a coup while the event is being financed from abroad.
Volodymyr Oliinyk, a runaway former Party of Regions MP and Viktor Yanukovych's ally, claims to be giving money for the needs of the tent camp that the protesters have put up outside the Ukrainian parliament in downtown Kyiv.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said the chief organizers of the protest near the Verkhovna Rada building in Kyiv downtown aimed at destabilizing the situation in the country, and their official demands were just a cover-up.
The law enforcers continue negotiations with the activists on moving the tents to Mariinskyi park from Hrushevskoho Street.
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.
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.
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.
Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andrii Parubii demanded that organizers of the protests near the parliament building unblock its entrances and exits.
In the government block of Kyiv, law enforcers stayed for a night duty around the tent camp near the Rada building only.
National Police says property of the National Guard was stolen during the mass protest near the Rada building on Oct. 17.
At least three persons were injured in clashes between protesters and law enforcers near Ukraine's parliamentary building on Tuesday.
Member of the parliament Volodymyr Parasiuk had a fight with head of the State Guard Administration Valerii Heletei near the Rada building.