The tragedy of may 2 in Odessa killed 48 people: details proisshestvie, the results of a three-year investigation and forecasts – mediaUncategorized May 2, 2017
Point in the investigation of the tragedy and did not put. Recently, the Prosecutor General Yuri Lutsenko said on the progress in the investigation. Today on Kulikovo field will meet the relatives of the victims and Pro-Ukrainian activists.
How is the investigation
In September 2016, the Prosecutor’s office has identified two suspects in the organization of mass riots. One of them died, and the second ran in non-government controlled part of the Donetsk region and joined the militants “DNR”. Just wanted 18 suspects in the organization and participation in mass riots, murders and committing other illegal actions. The part of the defendants in the case are still hiding. By the way, on one of criminal cases, arrested the Russian Evgeny Nefedov, another man thereof, which three years hiding from the investigation, arrested several months ago.
Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko is convinced that law enforcement was able to move in and find out who gave the order to seize the House of trade unions. “The events of 2 may 2014, the investigation has made significant progress. Except for one sniper, we know almost everyone who was shot on the Greek. And will involve a special procedure of conviction, those who are involved in this… We’ve established who took the decision and publicly gave the command to capture the trade unions building, barricade it, to bring fuel and lubricants, who was firing from the roof captured the House of trade unions”, – said the Prosecutor General.
“The events of 2 may 2014, the investigation has made significant progress. Except for one sniper, we know almost everyone who was shot on the Greek. And will involve a special procedure of conviction, those who are involved in this… We’ve established who took the decision and publicly gave the command to capture the trade unions building, barricade it, to bring fuel and lubricants, who was firing from the roof captured the House of trade unions”, – said the Prosecutor General.
With regard to one of a sniper from a roof, Lutsenko said that “as long as there are questions,” however, and his personality, I’m sure law enforcement will be established by the investigation. Law enforcement agencies opened about ten criminal cases. Part of them is the fights in the Greek area (where the first collision happened), the other case concerned a fire in the House of trade unions.
Odessa oblast Prosecutor’s office is also investigating negligence on the part of firefighters. At the end of March Pechersk district court in absentia arrest ex-the chief of head Department gschs in Odessa region Vladimir Bodelan. The official, who is currently on the run, ordered his subordinates to send fire trucks to the House of trade unions only on his personal orders. In fact, the rescue during the terrible tragedy of idle.
Their investigation was conducted and the Odessa journalists. They joined in the “group on the second of may” – members of the media have restored events of that day.
What happened on the second of may
At three o’clock the Pro-Ukrainian activists gathered with supporters of football clubs on the Cathedral square in order to hold a March “For unity of Ukraine”. At the same time on Alexander Avenue gathered “antimaydanovets”, at 15.30 they moved in the direction of Greek aid in order to prevent the holding of the Pro-Ukrainian March.
“Maidan protesters” put up barricades near the shopping center “Athena”. It is here were the first clashes in the course of which shot Pro-Ukrainian activist. The guy died from a gunshot wound to the lung before arrival of the ambulance. The situation is tense – the participants of Pro-Ukrainian rally hijacked a fire truck for her help to break up the barricade.
Dispersed “antimaydanovtsev” near “Athens”, the activists moved to Kulikovo field where the tent of supporters of the “Maidan”. The activists smashed the camp, scuffle. The participants of the Pro stock occupied the House of trade unions, which is behind the Kulikov field. From the upper floors of the building, according to law enforcement officers, the shooting was carried out by Pro-Ukrainian activists, both sides used stones, Molotov cocktails.
In the House of trade unions was a fire, “antimaidan” were blocked. In total, during the riots killed 48 people, more than 200 people were injured. Most of the victims died in the House of trade unions. The investigation revealed that the riots in Odessa were organized and deliberately planned.
What to expect today
On the anniversary of the tragedy in Odessa traditionally gather as relatives of the victims “intimidate” who sympathize with Odessa citizens and representatives of “Right sector”. In this case, the first going to the Kulikovo field, and the second together with Pro-Ukrainian activists on the Cathedral square.
Last year the second of may was not without provocation. So, the protesters, the police found three hand grenades, two RGD-5 and one of f-1. Because of suspicion of disturbing public order in police departments delivered 40 people.
Today, as state leaders of Odessa “Antimaydana”, also will share in the memory of the events of 2014. “No special events are not planned, because usually all our plans are thwarted because of the checks and calls for questioning in the SBU in these days,” — said the leader of the organization of the Maidan “Voice of Odessa” Svetlana Nabokov. Also in action will be representatives of the “Right sector” to “not left unattended” crowd.
Today the rule of law in the regional center will be guarded by about two thousand people, say national police in the Odessa region. “Policemen, military personnel of National guard of Ukraine and cadets of the Odessa state University of internal Affairs will be hard to patrol the Central part of the city, the territory Kulikovo field and the Cathedral square. Just to ensure public order involved more than 2000 police officers”, – noted in the Department.
At the entrance to the city will install additional checkpoints. But on the very Kulikovo field will pass through the filter checkpoints – people with guns will not allow.
“A separate appeal to those who are planning any provocative actions that may disturb the peace of residents of Odessa and Odessa region! The police will not allow any provocation! Anyone who breaks the law will be brought to justice!” – appealed to the national police.