Advisor to the Ukrainian President Yuriy Biryukov said that in the end the unrest near the Verkhovna Rada in Kiev lost his life "two or Three" soldier of the National guard of Ukraine.
"Donate blood, looking for drugs, but the body is not pulled. Died. Three (or two, some confusion) dead and a hundred injured. Tell me now about freedom, about peace demonstrations and everything else, " – Biryukov wrote in a private Facebook. First Biryukov wrote about the 3 victims, but later edited his letter. Before that, the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov reported that the number of deaths of law enforcement officers after the riots at the building of the Verkhovna Rada in Kiev has grown to three. Later Avakov has denied the information about the 3rd died. According to the summary data, in the end, the riots cost the lives of two soldiers of the National guard of Ukraine, 130 people have been injured, six of them are in a state of crisis. It was stated that 1st national guardsman, whose death was announced, was forcibly deprived of his life by a bullet, although a number of Ukrainian activists argued that it was touched by a shell. Remember, the first day of the week the Verkhovna Rada with the ugliness adopted in the first reading the presidential draft amendments to the Constitution. While at the building Happy riots occurred. Protesters twice attempted to storm Parliament. Similarly, in the security forces was thrown grenade combat.
The commander of a battalion of patrol service of the interior Ministry of Ukraine "Sich" Alexander Pisarenko confirmed that one of his soldiers detained on suspicion of detonation of an explosive device outside the Verkhovna Rada. As reported by Ukrainian media, the police arrested a certain Igor Gumenyuk, who identified himself as a member of Svoboda, the fighter of a battalion " Sich ". In interview to the newspaper's former rival Petro Poroshenko at the presidential elections, the people's Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Mykhailo Dobkin (Opposition bloc) said Humeniuk – current employee of special forces of the interior Ministry " Sich ". According to the head adviser of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine Zoryan Shkiryak, after yesterday's riots in Happy detainees remain 18 people, 13 released. The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the events that took place outside Parliament, "the stab in the back" and " anti-Ukrainian campaign ". The head of the international Department of the state Duma Alexei Pushkov after the events of the Verkhovna Rada called Ukraine " the eternal country of the Maidan ".