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UPD: 02/19/2014 Fights in the center of Kiev. The main video of the events in Kiev on February 18

Бои в центре Киева. Главные видео


Yesterday, February 18, a wave of violence swept the capital - militants from the Right Sector and the opposition launched an assault on the Verkhovna Rada

Law enforcement officers blocked the street of Grushevsky near the Officers' House with transport in order to prevent the protesters from passing.

However, the protesters still managed to overcome the obstacle.

And on Grushevsky the tires were lit again.

The first clashes occurred at Institutskaya.

To fight with the police at the intersection of Sadovaya and Institutskaya, people began to dismantle paving stones.

Also, two KamAZ trucks were set on fire, which blocked the roadway.

And this is how it looked from the side of the police cordon.

The security forces, in turn, threw light-and-noise grenades from the roofs at the protesters ... and fired shotguns.

However, the protesters managed to climb onto the roof of a 5-story building, and law enforcement officers were forced to leave it.

Protesters stormed the Party of Regions office on Lipskaya Street.

They threw a Molotov cocktail into the building, after which a fire started.

However, after some time, the soldiers of the Golden Eagle began to push back the protesters with Lipskaya.

And in the Mariinsky Park, anti-Maidan activists are helping Berkut repel the attack of the protesters.

Supporters of the government armed themselves with pavers and shields from the doors of dry closets.

Meanwhile, on Shelkovichnaya Street, the protesters pushed the fighters of the internal troops.

Security forces blocked in one of the courtyards shoot back from the protesters with pump-action shotguns.

The police began the assault on the upper barricade on the Maidan.

Got in Kiev and government supporters from Kharkov.

In the evening, armored personnel carriers left in the direction of the center of the capital.

During the assault by the security forces of Maidan, one of the armored personnel carriers was burned.

The confrontation lasted all night.

The situation did not stabilize in the morning.


A video of a protester with a severed head appeared on the Internet.


Law enforcement officers blocked the street of Grushevsky near the Officers' House with transport in order to prevent the protesters from passing.


However, the protesters still managed to overcome the obstacle.


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And on Grushevsky the tires were lit again.


The first clashes occurred on Instetutskaya.


To fight with the police at the intersection of Sadovaya and Institutskaya, people began to dismantle paving stones.


Also, two KamAZ trucks were set on fire, which blocked the roadway.


The security forces, in turn, threw light-noise grenades from the roofs at the protesters ...


... and fired guns.


However, after some time, the soldiers of the Golden Eagle began to push back the protesters with Lipskaya.


And in the Mariinsky Park, anti-Maidan activists are helping Berkut repel the attack of the protesters.


Meanwhile, on Shelkovichnaya Street, the protesters pushed the fighters of the internal troops.


Security forces blocked in one of the courtyards shoot back from the protesters with pump-action shotguns.


The police began the assault on the upper barricade on the Maidan.


Got in Kiev and government supporters from Kharkov.


The confrontation lasted all night.


The situation did not stabilize in the morning.