Clashes between the Ukrainian and Polish fans on Thursday occurred on the Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence square) in Kiev.
Fans from Poland hid in the 1st from the cafe. They're protected by police special forces, the Ukrainian fans trying to attack Them. We could hear the explosions of firecrackers, see the smoke, RIA "news" referring to TV channel " 112 Ukraine ".
As said the head of the Kiev militia Oleksandr Tereshchuk, fight on Maidan started, the Poles." They threw smoke bombs, throwing disruption package, smashed a few vases. Currently, if a message from the owners of this cafe, we want to document, to record and to carry out further investigations. Security measures have been reinforced, now we will take Them with this part of the city. There is a special militia, and a battalion, and district management. The police have everything under control, " said Tereschuk. On the night of Thursday in Kiev, near the metro station "Hydropark" there was a fight of football fans in Moscow "Dynamo" and the Polish " Legia ". During the fight the fans used flares. The fight was attended by about 50 people. According to witnesses, "the Dynamo" was stronger than the Polish fans. In addition, above about 2 dozen Ukrainians In Lviv, Freedom Avenue slugged their way to a match in Kiev poles for what They spoke critically about the residents West of the city. According to witnesses of the event, locals attacked a group of eight football fans from Poland, the Poles arrived in Kiev for the match play-off round of the Europa League against FC Zoria Luhansk, which will be held on Thursday at the stadium "Dynamo" named after lobanovskyi.