In 2014 the participants of euromaidan during the week had taken refuge in the canadian Embassy in Kiev, said the canadian Ambassador to Ukraine Roman Vashchuk.
"According to many sources in Kiev and Ottawa, it all started when one of the protesters, who chased law enforcement, started waving canadian passport in front of the Embassy guard. As soon as the door opened, it was followed by other demonstrators, armed with sticks and stones from the pavement, " the Toronto Star informs referring to the proceedings conducted by the Agency Canadian Press. The Ambassador of Canada in Ukraine Roman Vashchuk recognized that the holder of a canadian passport " was somehow linked with the group (the protesters) ". He also admitted that the demonstrators were located in the main lobby of the Embassy during the week. This case, As the magazine stresses, never advertised by the canadian government, reports the news Agency. The head of the canadian Embassy said that the protesters did Not cause any damage to my stay in the room.
"As I said, it lasted a few days, and for the care they have left flowers," said Vashchuk. According to his statement, after the incident, which He called " a gesture designed to respond and meet the people suffering from disorder ", the residence of the Ambassador to strengthen security measures. As said an unnamed Authorized the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine, in connection with the actions of the protesters at the time it was initiated criminal proceedings, but after Viktor Yanukovych, the former President of Ukraine, fled the country, the trial collapsed." Significant inhibitions so they could get inside. Not as much protection?At the time Canada was more sympathetic to the protesters than the government, " said one of them. In February 2014 the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine has informed that a group of radicals vandalized at the Embassy of Canada in Kyiv and stole a truck, which is then sent into a crowd of people. It was claimed that in the end damaged 3 people, and the vehicle was burned.