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UPD: 01/22/2014 During the attacks, the Golden Eagle brutally beats everyone. A foreign journalist fell under a hot hand. VIDEO
According to Censor.NET, during one of the attacks, despite all the attributes of the press, a Polish journalist Pavel Bobolovich received several club blows. He posted a video of the incident online.
During the attacks, Interior Ministry special forces brutally beat everyone involved in the protests.
17 min video report from the event center.
UPD: 01/22/2014 On the street of Grushevsky, the confrontation between activists and the police continues
The clash on the Grushevsky street in Kiev, near the Dynamo stadium named after Lobanovsky, between police and protesters continues from Sunday, January 19. A group of Maidan participants, numbering several hundred people, tried to go through the checkpoint of the Ministry of Internal Affairs forces to the Verkhovna Rada building, in order to demand from the parliament the cancellation of a number of laws it adopted on January 16, which significantly restrict the rights and freedoms of citizens. There was a conflict, the police began to throw sticks, stones, firecrackers. A few thousand more participants in the anti-government protest rallied to the scene of the clash. Law enforcement officers responded with stun grenades, tear gas grenades, shots with rubber bullets and water cannons. The number of victims on both sides exceeded 200 people. Several police buses and trucks were burned.
UPD: 01/22/2014 What police are fighting with the people of Ukraine: what a simple person needs to know
Physical impact, the so-called special means and firearms - such is the "set of measures" available to the police. On January 19 and 20, people in uniform “answered” the demonstrators in Kiev with the first two. About "special means" and how they are used against the rebels.
During the clashes in Kiev on January 19, “the police did not act as harshly as the law allows them in this situation,” said Oleg Matveytsov, head of the Department of Mass and Sports Events of the Department of Public Security, a day later through the official website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. He added that in the event of a group attack on police officers, article 12 of the Law on Police allows the use of firearms.
Let's skip helmets, shields, handcuffs, batons and eletroshokers and we will pass to means of "distant" battle.
"Hand gas grenades, as well as cartridges with gas grenades" Cheryomukha - 1 "," Cheryomukha - 4 "," Cheryomukha - 5 "," Cheryamukha - 6 "," Cheryamukha - 7 "," Cheryamukha - 10 "," Cheryamukha - 12 "," Lilac - 1 "," Lilac - 2 "," Lilac - 3 ".
"Spray cans, cartridges, grenades and other special equipment with tear and irritant preparations based on natural capsaicinoids, pelargonic acid morpholide (MPC), orthochlorobenzalmalononitrile (CS) and algogen substances."
UPD: 01/22/2014 Golden eagle tried to capture the October Palace. A PHOTO
Soldiers of the Berkut special forces tried to seize the October Palace at Institutskaya Street, 1. People’s deputy from the Fatherland Andrei Parubiy said this on his Facebook page, Censor reports.NET with a link to TVі.4
UPD: 01/01/2014 Azarov allowed the "Golden Eagle" to use new special equipment to disperse protests
Now, law enforcement officers can also use Drift-2 aerosol grenades, Flame-M, Fakel-S and Zarya-2 light and sound guns, as well as Lilac-3 hand smoke grenades to "protect public order".
The Cabinet of Ministers has expanded the number of special equipment allowed for use by law enforcement officers. According to the UE, this is stated in decrees No. 13 and No. 14 adopted on January 22.
In addition, Decree No. 13 defines the use of water cannons "to suppress riots and group disturbances in public order, repel an attack on buildings, premises, structures and vehicles regardless of their affiliation, protect citizens and protect themselves from attack and other actions that threaten them life, health, housing, or property. "
UPD: 01/22/2014 Gosradio employees are asked to leave the building: Maidan mopping up, - Euromaidan-SOS
The authorities are preparing a power dispersal of the Euromaidan. Euromaidan-SOS "was informed that employees of the State Radio located on Khreshchatyk were ordered to leave the building because there will be a" mopping up the Maidan "in the evening. This is reported by Censor NO with reference to a community post on Facebook.
"We were informed that the Hot Line was called from the State Radio, which is located on Khreshchatyk near the Shokoladnitsa cafe. Radio workers were told that they should leave the building before 16:00, because there will be a sweep of the entire Maidan," the report said.
“Everyone’s attention. Mobilization of all forces! Do not panic, keep calm. Our panic is their trump card,” activists say.
UPD: 01/22/2014 Snipers on the street Grushevsky shoot people with metal bullets. A PHOTO
Snipers are firing from one of the high-rise buildings along Grushevsky Street, which is located next to the Berkut position.
The position occupied by the sniper is the 2nd and 4th floor from the top.
One of the bullets fired by a sniper hit the wall of the house at Khreschatyk 1/2. The bullet miraculously passed the helmet on the head of one of the "self-defenders."
According to representatives of the Maidan self-defense, the bullet that had already been delivered to the headquarters was made of gold-colored material (apparently copper - Ed.).
In addition, the snipers drove the photographer who was there from the roof of the house.
UPD: 01/22/2014 Special Forces received a clear order for the physical destruction of media representatives on Grushevsky Street, - journalists
The National Union of Journalists of Ukraine and the Independent Media Union affirmed in their appeal to the leadership of the Ministry of Internal Affairs that "special forces have a clear order for the physical destruction of journalists on Grushevsky Street."
There is documentary evidence for this. - video and photography, as the “Berkut” men aimed rubber bullets at mass media representatives, threw light-noise grenades under their feet, Delo reports.
In three days, more than 35 journalists were affected by the use of force by the Berkut on Grushevsky Street. The force is applied to journalists, video and cameramen purposefully - they are easy to identify in the crowd, since most of them are equipped with professional equipment, many of them are in “Press” safety vests.
The film crew Radio Liberty recorded how a policeman aims and shoots directly at them, after which the journalists were beaten and detained. The operator Espreso.tv threw a gas grenade under their feet. It was recorded how security forces shot close from a traumatic weapon at a journalist with a camera. Strikes with police batons were received by Polish journalist Pavel Bobolovich. And the list goes on.
The NSJU and the NMPU demanded that the leadership of the law enforcement agencies develop and communicate to all employees of law enforcement and law enforcement agencies the procedure for dealing with media representatives who fulfill their professional duty in places of collision and provide this document for review to journalists.
UPD: 01/22/2014 The very moment in the video when a man lost his hand from a shock grenade
Attention! Children and impressionable do not watch! Blood and horror in the frame!
UPD: 01/22/2014 Berkutovets intentionally breaks the camera with a baton to the operator. VIDEO
According to Inter, it happened during the morning attack of the "Golden Eagle" on Grushevsky. One of the commandos passing a cameraman hit the camera lens with a club and smashed it.
Further video of this incident, the incident itself at approximately ~ 3: 10 minutes.
UPD: 01/22/2014 US State Department canceled visas for officials involved in the forced dispersal of Euromaidan
The U.S. Department of State canceled US visas for Ukrainian citizens involved in the forced dispersal of Euromaidan in November and December 2013. This was reported by the press service of the US Embassy in Ukraine.
"In response to actions against protesters on Maidan in November and December last year, the US Embassy canceled the visas of several Ukrainian citizens related to the use of force. Since visa cases are confidential under US laws, we cannot comment on individual cases. We want to emphasize that the State Department has broad authority to cancel visas based on available information, indicates the impossibility of admitting the visa recipient to the United States, and we are considering further steps against those who are applying for identity for current violence, "the statement said.
UPD: 01/22/2014 Criminals and terrorists stand on Grushevsky Street. They must answer for their actions, - Azarov. VIDEO
Azarov requires criminal responsibility for demonstrators who oppose law enforcement on Grushevsky.
Prime Minister Mykola Azarov * believes that participants in the confrontations on Grushevsky and in the center of Kiev cannot be called peaceful demonstrators, as they are criminals and terrorists. He stated this today at a government meeting, informs UP.
According to him, starting a clash on Grushevsky, part of the Maidan, which for a long time balanced on the verge of peaceful protests, crossed the line.
"Organized ultra-right militants of the radical part of the Maidan participants staged mass clashes in the center of Kiev, attacks on law enforcement officials," Azarov said.
He accused the protesters of setting fire to cars, looting, terror, seizing people and organizing lynching. “The cynicism and immorality of the terrorists have reached the point where they throw Molotov cocktails at living people. And the young guys, also our children, light up,” the prime minister was indignant.
He also said that he had information that Maidan participants allegedly seized some hotels. "At night, terrorists from Maidan burst into hotels, seized dozens of citizens whom they consider their opponents, and brutally beat them," he said.
"The participants in these clashes cannot be called peaceful protesters and rallies. They are criminals who must answer for their actions," Azarov said.
UPD: 01/22/2014 The second demonstrator is shot dead by a direct hit in the heart, Radio Liberty. VIDEO (updated)
The cause of the death of the second demonstrator on the street Grushevsky in Kiev was a direct hit in the heart. Source: http://censor.net.ua/v267404
This was told by an eyewitness to the incident, informs the Censor NO with reference to Radio Liberty.
According to him, the doctor, who was trying to provide first aid, examined the wound and ascertained death. Its cause was a direct hit in the heart.
As the doctor on duty, Nikolai Sivak, told Ukrainian Truth, the young man was 20–25 years old. He entered the medical unit at about 8 a.m. already without a pulse. The body of the deceased is in the medical unit on Grushevsky Street, which was deployed in one of the buildings. Now the police are working there, identification continues.
UPD: 01/22/2014 22-year-old activist of Euromaidan, Sergei Nigoyan, a resident of the Dnipropetrovsk region, died in a hospital
It became known the name of the deceased during the encounter with the "Golden Eagle" in Kiev, Oleg Pazen wrote about this on his Facebook page.
"Sergei Nigoyan is a resident of the village of Bereznovatovka (Solonyansky district of the Dnipropetrovsk region)," he said.
The activist, who fell from the 13-meter colonnade of Dynamo Stadium during a confrontation between protesters and security forces on Grushevsky Street, died on January 21 in the capital’s hospital.
It is reported that the young man participated in the shelling of security forces with fireworks and Molotov cocktails. When the soldiers of the "Golden Eagle" climbed the colonnade, he did not have time to escape and fell to the ground from a height of 13 meters.
UPD: 01/22/2014 The scale of the expansion of the “aunts” to Kiev is impressive. Just yesterday, "caught" more than two hundred "gopnik", - Shkiryak. A PHOTO
Yesterday, activists of Euromaidan “caught” more than two hundred “aunts”. About this on his Facebook page wrote Zoryan Shkiryak.
"The patriots continue to defend the capital from criminal occupation. Another batch of" aunts "Yanukovych, hired to commit crimes, looting, gang attacks and provocations against the inhabitants of Kiev. Today they caught more than two hundred. The scale of their expansion in Kiev is impressive. On the stage scumbags - gopniks from Poltava region, "the politician wrote.