Police Dnipro victory Day acted in Odessa on may 2, 2014 – MIA

Law enforcement authorities have failed in their work


First Deputy Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Sergey Spring compared the work of the police during public events for the Victory Day may 9 in the Dnipro with the actions of the police in Odessa may 2, 2014.

About it reported in a press-service of the Ministry.

Summer noted that police chiefs in Dnipropetrovsk region showed an absolute inability to manage the situation.

“You do not understand the challenges facing government. You absolutely not have coped with their work. “Dogovornyak”, which was may 2, three years ago, we saw how it ended. And in the same way you went. Your role in this situation was zero. Absolute non-possession of the situation,” – said the Deputy Minister.

Earlier today after a preliminary review of incidents and provocations in the Dnipro on may 9 the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov signed the order on dismissal of the heads of the police of Dnipropetrovsk. In particular, signed the orders of dismissal of the head of the Main Directorate of the National police in the Dnipropetrovsk region Igor Repeshko and chief of police of the city of Dnipro Andrew Biddle, as well as their deputies on public safety.

Recall that in Dnipro on 9 may during the procession to the monument of Glory the representatives of the Socialist party and the party “Opposition bloc” between veterans of the ATO, security and police conflict. Police used batons, injured several veterans of the ATO, one with a broken head were taken away by ambulance.

The Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko said that PGO launched an investigation into police cooperation with the “aunts”, who attacked the participants of the ATO in Dnipro on 9 may.


May 2, 2014 in Odessa as a result of mass riots involving Pro-Russian and Pro-Ukrainian activists were killed 48 people, injured about 300. Clashes broke out in the city centre, where he was shot and killed several people. Then Pro-Ukrainian activists gathered on Kulikovo field, which was located at tent camp separatists. The tent caught fire, the fire started in the House of trade unions, which also killed people.