Over 120 people have already been prosecuted for iniquities against the participants of the " evromaydana ", said Tuesday the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov.
Avakov said that among those already brought to justice, There are both direct participants in the crimes, e.g. homicide and persons who were issued so-called "titushky" (hired persons for provocation) the weapon from warehouses of the Ministry of internal Affairs or participated in their organization.
"There are procedures that take time. You say that no one is sitting and not punished for crimes on the Maidan. This is not so. However, only in the fact that, probably, it is necessary to place marketolog (list - ed.) all were punished, arrested, captured and brought. From the information that I have, there are more than 120 people " - quoted expression Avakov, the press service of the interior Ministry.
He also drew attention that the story is only on the cases prosecuted by the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine.
The crisis of political power broke out in Ukraine in November 2013, when the Cabinet announced a temporary halt of European integration of the country. Numerous protests, called Euromaidan, started on Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence square) and marched throughout Ukraine. The Ukrainian government also called events associated with the " Euro Maidan ", " revolution of dignity ". In January and February 2014, they resulted in armed clashes radicals with the police, lost his life More than hundreds of people. After the coup d'etat at the end of February 2014 fresh authorities began to open criminal cases against police officers, holding back the radicals.