First Vice-speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko, speaking at the plenary session on Tuesday, condemned the attack on members of the national guard of Ukraine, which took place today in Kiev, and called for collapse the tent city protesters under the building of Parliament. It is reported by the correspondent of the edition «GORDON».
She called on the police to investigate and find the perpetrators of the beating incident of national guardsmen.
«As they say the national guard, among those who threw stones at them today, again, were the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada. Sorry, but throwing rocks at national guardsmen, who yesterday returned from the second front line is just a crime. Who wants to fight can fight,» she said.
According to Gerashchenko, members who helped set up the tents at BP, «do not sleep in them.»
«In this hall sitting MPs who have set up tents, sat the leaders of the factions that supported the mess. Now, let’s go in the tent camp where there are tents, which even the snow is not trodden, and ask them to roll. It will be responsibly and honestly in front of Kiev, in front of national guardsmen. You know, embassies are turning to us as MPs and say that no country in the world, it would be impossible to block for six months the Parliament and the Central streets of the city. And, by the way, there is no Deputy didn’t come from those who the tents were set up… was bold to install – let us pluck up the courage to roll. Dear nachazejici! Sorry these uncles, who sit here today and provoke something that you were injured in the peaceful city of Kiev. Let’s stop this mess!» – the politician said.
Tent city at the Verkhovna Rada broke the 17 October 2017.
On 9 January, a member of the party of Mikheil Saakashvili «movement novih forces,» David Sakvarelidze said that the tent city near the Parliament will remain, but the party will focus on work in the regions.
27 Feb scuffle between protesters and police. Activists tried to set fire to the bus, but police did not allow them to do so. Protesters also threw in the militiamen stones and Molotov cocktails.
The people’s Deputy from «popular front» Anton Gerashchenko said that nine protesters were detained, two policemen were injured. According to him, the provocation near the Verkhovna Rada was organized by the representatives of the party «movement novih forces.»
The journalist Andrey Dzindzya has published in Facebook live events. According to him, the clashes began after the call of the MP from the «Samopomich» Yegor Sobolev of «seizure of power».
«Let’s stop this mess!» Gerashchenko called for collapse the tent under the Verkhovna Rada, which «even the snow is not beaten» 27.02.2018