The ex-President of Georgia, the party leader «movement novih forces,» Saakashvili urged the protesters not to block the October Palace on the street of the Heavenly hundred Heroes in Kyiv described the situation near the building of the provocation of the authorities, the correspondent of «GORDON».
«We are instead met management, met a large force of national guard who provoked the violence. Which caused the collision gas, stun grenades and provoked the bloodshed and the beginning of the civil confrontation,» he said.
The politician stressed that the protesters, the leadership of the building allowed to hold a meeting and to shoot some areas, however, it was a provocation. He noted that violence is not his way.
«I’d give up my freedom and my life, but I’m not ready to give other people’s lives… the Oligarchs want blood… Not allow bloodshed. I don’t know who keeps beating and noise grenades to throw. I don’t know who it continues to break. This is not the Verkhovna Rada, why this violence,» he said.
According to Saakashvili, the security forces wanted to provoke unrest.
«Let’s stick together. Now we will go to the Verkhovna Rada, there is nothing we won’t be beat. Our revolution is not broken Windows. Who wants to hit the window, our ways. We enter into these buildings, when we will have more and more. It is not necessary to play someone else’s game, you don’t need to break. It is very sad that the door broke. Because it made no sense», – he concluded.
Today Saakashvili at a rally during the March for the impeachment said that the protesters organized the staff of the October Palace. He invited his supporters to go there and said that he would go in the head of the column.
Member of the Board of the Ministry of internal Affairs, the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada from the «popular front» Anton Gerashchenko noted that Saakashvili’s supporters want to seize the building, which at the moment are children’s matinees. He said that the police would not allow provocations.
Near the October Palace supporters gathered Saakashvili. Clashes began with security forces.
On the website of the October Palace, it is reported that now it is a concert of the Glenn Miller orchestra. It started at 15.00. Another performance is scheduled for 19.00.
Saakashvili called on the protesters to unblock the October Palace and go to the Verkhovna Rada 17.12.2017