Fresh clashes Between opponents of making changes to the Constitution of Ukraine in the part of the decentralization and police were started near the building of Verkhovna Rada.
After the rally outside the Council, the demonstrators began to disperse, but still close to Happy on the street Grushevskogo, they met a detachment of soldiers of the national guard. Between demonstrators and police began a verbal altercation, After which the demonstrators attacked the police and began to beat them, reports RIA " Novosti ".
The military tried to leave from collision, but the demonstrators have surrounded them and didn't allow them to do this. Then, to the security forces reinforcements arrived about hundreds of law enforcement officers. Unrest Welcome in the first day of the week were started after the deputies adopted amendments to the Constitution in terms of decentralization in the first reading, despite a rally at the walls Happy and blocked the Presidium. Protesters twice attempted to storm Parliament. Similarly, in the security forces, a grenade was thrown. Damage to the body in the process of collisions, as well as among them In the explosion, got about 100 people, among them correspondents. 1 citizen died. The Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov said that an explosive device at police at the walls of Happy citizens threw in t-shirts of the party " Freedom ". 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.