SBU together with the Ministry of internal Affairs will check the data of smuggling, which, according to one version, the shooting began in Mukachevo, said Advisor to the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko on his page in Facebook.
first speaker of the volunteer corps "Right sector" Andrey Sarasin said that the shooting in Mukachevo on the first day of the weekend is directly related to the blocking of the channel of contraband.
"All the facts stated in the media about a possible "shielding" of smuggling by a group of persons from the environment of the people's Deputy Mikhail Lagno and his boss will be thoroughly checked by the SBU and the interior Ministry as part of operation in the battle against smuggling, " wrote Gerashchenko.
As said the head of the MIA of Ukraine Arsen Avakov, in the end shootout in Mukachevo injured four civilians and 3 policemen. The head of the "Right sector" in the Transcarpathian region Oleksandr Sachko confirmed the involvement of the organization to fire in Mukachevo and said that the police opened fire on members of volunteer corps without warning. According to the Ukrainian security forces killed three of the gunshots, five injured.
Michael Lagno - the people's Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine from the group of " the will of the people ", not a member of any parliamentary faction. The same Lagno is the Chairman of the football Federation of Transcarpathia.
"Right sector" Ukrainian Association of radical nationalist organizations. In January and February 2014 the Taliban participated in battles with the police and the seizure of administrative buildings, and with April - in the suppression of protests in the East of Ukraine.
in November 2014, the Supreme court has recognized the Union of right-wing extremist organization and banned its activities on the territory of the Russian Federation. In January, the "Right sector" made in the register is prohibited in Russia organizations. First in Russia against the leader of the movement Dmitry Yarosh has been prosecuted under the criminal code for incitement of terrorist activity.