In Poland, the law enforcers detained three poles suspected of arson of the office of the Society of Hungarian culture in Uzhgorod on February 4. This information was confirmed by press Secretary of the Minister-coordinator of the Polish security service, Stanislav Sharyn, reports Onet.pl.
«In this case, the internal security Agency (ABW) is investigating the various issues associated with trying to set fire to the building of the Hungarian cultural Association in Ukraine. Considered including international contacts of the detainees in this case,» said Sharyn.
ABW detained suspects, 21 and 22 February. According to the publication, in early February, tried to set fire to the facade of the building of the Transcarpathian Association of the Hungarians – Hungarian culture Association. The consequence considers that this involved Adrian M., Tomas S. and Michal P. Two of them court arrested three months, the third was released on bail (who is arrested, the news was not specified).
In the night of 4 February at the premises of the Society of Hungarian culture Transcarpathia was smoke. The fire was extinguished before the arrival of rescuers. Uzhgorod mayor Bogdan Andreev stated that the building threw Molotov cocktails, but no serious damage. As a result of incident nobody has suffered.
The head of the Transcarpathian regional state administration Gennady Moskal said on 14 February that the attackers included in the right-wing organization whose members participated in military operations on Donbass on the party of fighters of «LNR» and «DNR». On 21 February, he said that the building of the Society of Hungarian culture Transcarpathia tried to set fire to Polish radicals Adrian Marchlewski and Tomasz Rafal Szymkowiak from the organization «Falanga».
On the night of February 27, in Uzhgorod there was a second fire at the cultural center of the Hungarians. The fire destroyed furniture and part of the property on an area of 25 m2. Deputy head of the cultural center of the Hungarians in Uzhgorod Joseph Side said that the fire occurred due to an IED explosion.
In connection with incident the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Hungary summoned the Ambassador of Ukraine in Hungary Love Nepop.
February 27, Moskal said that the purpose of provocations is to undermine the situation in the region and to provoke the «Donbas» scenario.
In Poland, arrested the suspects in the arson of the office of the Society of Hungarian culture in Transcarpathia 27.02.2018