The participants of the rally near the Verkhovna Rada building in Kiev attempted to storm Parliament after she learned about the adoption of changes to the Constitution in terms of decentralization in the first reading.
after gathering in Front of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine learned about the adoption in the first reading of the draft law on introducing changes to the Constitution on decentralization, they tried to break into Parliament, but came across workers special purpose. Between security forces and demonstrators they fought skirmish, was used tear gas and blast-packs, reports RIA " Novosti ".
Protesters hit police with long sticks. The protesters threw a smoke bomb, and then the area in Front of the Parliament building was covered with black smoke. Then the police began to arrest protesters. The crowd active participants block a powerful cordon of national guard special uniform, reports the news Agency. Before the first day of the week the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, despite the rally outside Parliament and locked the Bureau, adopted in the first reading the amendments to the Constitution in terms of decentralization. Before that, more than 1 thousand Opponents of making changes to the Constitution of Ukraine from different areas blocked off traffic at Rada and began to picket the Parliament building. In addition, the deputies of the Radical party Before the extraordinary meeting blocked the Presidium of the Council to prevent the adoption of changes to the Basic law in the first reading. Remember, on July 16, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko submitted to the Parliament amendments to the Constitution with the regulations on the status of Donbass. This Poroshenko, introducing the draft changes to the Main law of the country, declared that Ukraine "was, there is and will be" a unitary state, the proposed changes to the Constitution do not provide for a special status for Donbass. In the Donbass told that these amendments are irrelevant to the implementation of the Minsk agreements. In the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation stated before that shows the President of Ukraine in the Verkhovna Rada the project of constitutional reform completely ignores suggestions republics of Donbass.