#EuroMajdan # євромайдан The Chronicle 02/18/2014
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Chronology of events
First of all it concerns the central areas of the capital.
Chairman of the Kyiv City State Administration Volodymyr Makeyenko appealed to the capital's commercial structures and private entrepreneurs to make February 19 a day off, the press service of the KSCA informs on the evening of February 18.
"I urge all commercial institutions and private entrepreneurs whose offices are located in the central districts of Kiev (Shevchenko, Pechersky, partially Podolsky and Goloseevsky) to find an opportunity to make February 19, 2014 a day off, or reduce the number of employees for this day to a minimum"
UPD: 02/18/2014 Video of how they set fire to an armored personnel carrier on Institutskaya Street
Shocking shots of how an armored personnel carrier was blown up on Maidan. Video by Sergey Polishchuk
UPD: 02/18/2014 Garbage marauding on the barricade, on Grushevskogo. VIDEO
Garbage marauding on the barricade on Grushevskogo. VIDEO
And this is the Ukrainian police? Jackals! Underpants!
UPD: 02/18/2014 Bandits in the form of brutally slaughtering a man in the courtyard in Pechersk. VIDEO
More than a dozen policemen beat one activist. Bandits in the form of brutally slaughtering a man in the courtyard in Pechersk. VIDEO
And this is the Ukrainian police? Jackals! Underpants!
UPD: 02/18/2014 Verkhovna Rada surrounded by activists of the Maidan. LIVE BROADCAST
Participants in a peaceful protest try to walk to the walls of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
According to Espresso TV, all approaches to the parliament building are blocked by the police and Berkut.
UPD: 02/18/2014 "Golden Eagle" with guns and "titushki" with metal pipes went on the offensive. A PHOTO
As of 12:21 on the Lipskaya street in Kiev, the "Berkut" from the side of Pylyp Orlyk Street went on the offensive. Reports about it "Ukrainian truth".
In the first rows of the fighters "Berkut" with guns with rubber bullets. Behind them are "titushki" with iron pipes.
"Golden Eagle" drives people who manage to catch.
UPD: 02/18/2014 The security forces opened fire on the protesters: grenades and bullets fly from the rooftops on Shelkovichny. PHOTO + VIDEO
The security forces opened fire on the protesters on Shelkovichnaya Street. This was reported by MP Alexander Aronets.
"On the street Shelkovichnaya shoot! Near me hit the guy, he fell to the ground. Sniper on the roof," - he said.
According to the deputy, "Berkut" right from the roof on the Silk Road throwing grenades into the crowd.
According to the people's deputy from "Batkivshchyna" Les Orobets *, "the cops got pump guns and started firing."
UPD: 02/18/2014 The confrontation under the Rada is getting tougher: 10 activists were injured, the young man's brush was torn off. VIDEO
Police wounded at least 10 protesters under the Verkhovna Rada. Reports about it LB.ua.
Most injuries are in the head. The young guy was torn off his left hand. He was evacuated by other activists.
The ambulances refuse to take out the wounded (for unknown reasons). They will try to take out Avtomaydan.
Recall, as Censor reported earlier. NO, two women were injured by rubber bullets.
UPD: 02/18/2014 In Kiev, the central office of the Party of Regions was set on fire, - media
Protesters are trying to break into the central office of the Party of Regions on Lipskaya Street in the center of Kiev. About it reports "Commander".
People are trying to enter the building. In response, from the office of PR they pour water. 10 minutes after the start of the assault, the building caught fire.
UPD: 02/18/2014 Kiev is paralyzed. Metro closed, on roads 10-point traffic jams
The work of the Kiev metro stopped due to riots in the center of the capital, Kiev residents get home by road.
The center of Kiev is paralyzed with many kilometers of traffic jams. According to the Yandex service “traffic jams”, congestion on the streets is estimated at 10 points (maximum congestion).
Earlier, the administration of the Kiev metro decided to stop the work of the metro due to riots in the center of Kiev.
On behalf of the chairman of the Kiev city administration Volodymyr Makeyenko, public land transport operates in a reinforced mode for free.
At the same time, according to some media reports, buses and route taxis do not cope with large passenger traffic, people have to stand for long periods of time at bus stops. Meanwhile, Kiev taxi drivers have doubled the prices of their services, some services do not accept orders.
UPD: 02/18/2014 In the center of Kiev, two women were injured with rubber bullets: one to the heart, the other to the face
In the confrontation at the crossroads of Shelkovichnoe and Institutskaya streets, victims continue to appear. Reports about it "Ukrainian truth".
Two women were injured by rubber bullets: one to the region of the heart, the other to the face.
According to the testimony of the people's deputy, member of the Batkivshchyna faction Yelena Kondratyuk, law enforcement officers who are besieging the government quarter began shooting at civilians, Batkivshchyna reports.
According to the deputy, they shoot at the feet of those who are trying to get into parliament, in particular, from Shelkovichnaya Street.
“When we with the people's deputy Yavorivsky tried to enter the parliament building, people in uniform and helmets, hiding behind metal shields, started shooting pistols at their feet,” Kondratyuk said.
Also around the perimeter of stun grenades.
People’s deputies once again emphasize that the opposition’s rally is peaceful and no one shows aggression from opposition supporters.
Protesters find a rubber canister under their feet.
As reported, most of the protesters are ordinary citizens, without equipment, with yellow-blue ribbons.
In the event zone, bad mobile communications.