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#EuroMajdan # євромайдан Chronicle 18/02/2014

UPD: 18/02/2014

Глава КГГА просит коммерческие и частные организации Киева сделать 19 февраля выходным днем

First of all, this concerns the central districts of the capital.

Chairman of the Kyiv City State Administration Vladimir Makeenko appealed to the capital's commercial structures and private entrepreneurs with an appeal to make February 19 a day off, the KSCA press office reported on the evening of February 18.

"I call on all commercial institutions and private entrepreneurs whose offices are located in the central districts of Kiev (Shevchenkovsky, Pechersky, partially Podolsky and Goloseyevsky) to find an opportunity to make a holiday on February 19, 2014, or to reduce the number of workers for this day to a minimum"

UPD: 18/02/2014 Video as the BTR was set on fire on ul.Institutskaya

Shocking shots how the BTR on the Maidan was blown up. Video author - Sergey Polishchuk

UPD: 18/02/2014 Garbage is looting on the barricade, on Grushevsky. VIDEO

Garbage marauding on the barricade, on Grushevsky. VIDEO

And this is the Ukrainian police? Jackals! Underpants!

UPD: 18/02/2014 Bandits in the form of brutally hammer a man in the courtyard in Pechersk. VIDEO

More than a dozen militiamen beat one activist. Bandits in the form of brutally hammer a man in the courtyard in Pechersk. VIDEO

And this is the Ukrainian police? Jackals! Underpants!

UPD: 18/02/2014 The Verkhovna Rada is surrounded by activists of the Maidan. LIVE STREAM

The Verkhovna Rada is surrounded by activists of the Maidan. LIVE STREAM
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The Verkhovna Rada is surrounded by activists of the Maidan. LIVE STREAM
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The Verkhovna Rada is surrounded by activists of the Maidan. LIVE STREAM
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The Verkhovna Rada is surrounded by activists of the Maidan. LIVE STREAM
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The Verkhovna Rada is surrounded by activists of the Maidan. LIVE STREAM
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The Verkhovna Rada is surrounded by activists of the Maidan. LIVE STREAM
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Participants of a peaceful protest rally attempt to pass to the walls of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

As reports Espresso TV, all approaches to the parliament building are blocked by the police and the Berkut.

UPD: 18/02/2014 "Berkut" with rifles and "titles" with metal pipes went on the offensive. A PHOTO

Беркут с ружьями и титушки с металлическими трубами пошли в наступление. ФОТО Беркут с ружьями и титушки с металлическими трубами пошли в наступление. ФОТО

As of 12:21 on Lipskaya street in Kiev "Berkut" from the direction of Pilipa street Orlik went on the offensive. This is reported by the "Ukrainian Truth".

In the forefront of the fighters are "Berkut" with rifles with rubber bullets. They are followed by "titles" with iron pipes.

"Berkut" drives people who manage to catch.

UPD: 18/02/2014 Siloviki opened fire at protesters: grenades and bullets fly from roofs to Shelkovichnaya. PHOTO + VIDEO

Силовики открыли стрельбу по митингующим: гранаты и пули летят с крыш на Шелковичной. ФОТО + ВИДЕО

The siloviki opened fire on protesters on Shelkovichnaya Street. This was reported by People's Deputy Alexander Aronets.

"On the street Silkovichnaya shoot! About me in the guy got, he fell to the ground. On the roof of the sniper," - he said.

According to the deputy, "Golden Eagle" straight from the roof on Shelkovichnaya throws grenades into the crowd.

As the People's Deputy from the Fatherland "Lesya Orobets" writes, "the cops took out pomp shotguns and started shooting."

UPD: 18/02/2014 Confrontation under the Rada becomes tougher: 10 activists were wounded, a young man was torn off by a brush. VIDEO

The police wounded at least 10 protesters under the Verkhovna Rada. This is reported by LB.ua.

Most of the wounds are in the head. The young man was torn off by the left hand. He was evacuated by other activists.

"Fast" refuses to remove the wounded (until for some reason). They will try to take out Avtomaydan.

Recall, as previously reported Censor.NE, two women are injured by rubber bullets.

UPD: 18/02/2014 In Kiev, the central office of the Party of Regions was set on fire, - media

В Киеве подожгли центральный офис Партии регионов, - СМИ

Protesters are trying to break into the central office of the Party of Regions on Lipskaya Street in the center of Kiev. This is reported by the Glavkom.

People are trying to enter the building. In response, they are watered from the PR office. Ten minutes after the storming, the building caught fire.

UPD: 18/02/2014 Kiev is paralyzed. The underground is closed, on the roads 10-point traffic jams

Киев парализован. Метро закрыто, на дорогах 10-балльные пробки

The work of the Kiev subway stopped due to riots in the center of the capital, the people of Kiev get home by land transport.

The center of Kiev is paralyzed by many kilometers of traffic jams. According to the service "Yandex-plugs" congestion on the streets are estimated at 10 points (maximum congestion).

Earlier, the administration of the Kiev Metro decided to stop the metro in connection with the riots in the center of Kiev.

On the instructions of the chairman of the Kyiv city administration Vladimir Makeenko, municipal land transport works in an enhanced mode for free.

At the same time, according to some media reports, buses and shuttles do not cope with a large passenger flow, people are forced to stand idle for a long time at stops. In the meantime, Kiev taxi drivers raised prices for their services twice, some services do not accept orders.

Киев парализован. Метро закрыто, на дорогах 10-балльные пробки

UPD: 18/02/2014 Two women wounded with rubber bullets in the center of Kiev: one in the heart, another in the face

В центре Киева резиновыми пулями ранены две женщины: одна - в область сердца, другая в лицо

In the confrontation, at the intersection of Shelkovichnaya and Institutskaya streets, the victims continue to appear. This is reported by the "Ukrainian Truth".

Two women were injured by rubber bullets: one in the heart area, the other in the face.

According to the people's deputy, member of the Batkivshchyna faction, Yelena Kondratyuk, law enforcers who are under siege in the government block have started shooting at civilians, "Batkivshchyna" informs.

According to the deputy, they shoot at the feet of those who are trying to enter the parliament, in particular, from the side of Shelkovichnaya street.

"When we with people's deputy Yavorivsky tried to pass into the parliament building, people in uniform and helmets, hiding behind metal shields, started shooting at the feet of pistols," Kondratyuk said.

Noise grenades break out all around the perimeter.

People's deputies once again emphasize that the opposition's action is peaceful and there is no aggression from the supporters of the opposition.

Protesters find rubber buckshot under their feet.

As reported, most protesters are ordinary citizens, without equipment, with yellow-blue ribbons.

In the event zone, poor mobile communication.