“Alpha”: Our snipers were sent to government buildings

Saturday, April 12, 2014, 19:54

The head of the Ministry of the Interior’s Alpha special forces troops admits that its snipers were sent to the Presidential Administration building, and then to the Cabinet of Ministers building. Volodymyr Chovhaniuk, the head of Alpham discussed the issue at a meeting of the temporary parliamentary commission investigating the shooting of people on Maidan, reports LIGABusinessInform.

Answering the question whether there were snipers deployed on February 20, he said: “On February 20, the Head of the Center received the command to send people to the Administration of the President to protect … I was not present in the AP or in the building of the Cabinet of Ministers. We sent 100 people sent there, including snipers,” he said. Continue reading

Twelve Berkut Arrested for Shooting Protesters

downloadSaturday, April 5, 2014, 10:10

The Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine has arrested 12 from the Berkut special police forces. They are suspected of shooting people on Instytutska St in Kyiv on February 18-20. The information comes from a statement from the head of the GPU press service, Vasyl Zorya, to an Ukrinform correspondent. Continue reading

Right Sector: Khreshchatyk shooting “a domestic conflict”

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The Right Sector produced a statement saying that the shooting which took place on Khreshchatyk was due to a misunderstanding, which led to a domestic conflict.

“In the evening of March 31, 2014, near European Square in Kyiv there was an unfortunate incident involving members of Maidan Self-Defense and the Right Sector. A misunderstanding of a domestic nature resulted in a conflict with firearms. As a result, the shooting was not without victims,” the statement said. Continue reading