The national guard in Kiev
As informs TV channel “112 Ukraine”, the situation near the building, which is judged the company of men “Tornado”, escalated after the arrival there of deputies from the Radical party Igor Mosiychuk and Andrei Lozovoy. They tried to persuade the national guard to the court of missing journalists. In response to the refusal of the protesters tried to break through a cordon, pelting law enforcement officials with firecrackers, smoke bombs and tyres. Those, in turn, used tear gas, completely blocking the courthouse.
The exact number of victims in the fighting is not yet known.
The interior Ministry of Ukraine has announced the start of criminal proceedings on the fact of clashes near the Obolon court.
Fighters of “Tornado”, who fought on the territory of Donbass, are suspected of committing a number of crimes in the Luhansk region. Among them kidnapping, torture, rape, resistance to the authorities.
Company “Tornado” was disbanded in 2015 by order of the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov.