February 02, 2014 17:38
Kyiv car arsonist says got instructions from opposition
KYIV. Feb 2 (Interfax) - Policemen in Kyiv have detained a Georgian national on suspicion of torching cars.
The suspect told the police via an interpreter that he had acted on orders from opposition groups, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry reported on Sunday.
"The suspect claimed that he got acquainted with a man while looking for a job in Kyiv, who offered him 600 hryvni for torching cars. Before fulfilling the 'mission' the two went to the House of Trade Unions on Khreshchatyk, temporarily accommodating the opposition's National Resistance Staff and some of the Miadan movement's services, and rose to the fifth floor. A group of masked men they met gave them the numbers of the cars to be torched, as well as cash and gasoline," the Interior Ministry said.
The suspect was detained when the group set out to fulfill the mission. The others fled, it said.
Reports said earlier that fire services were called 17 times early on January 30 to tackle car arsons, in which 23 cars were damaged or destroyed.
All fires are being probed as arson in which property was destroyed or damaged, the Interior Ministry said.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)
October 08, 2015
West waging anti-Russian information campaign under pretext of protecting Ukraine - General Makarov
PENTAGON CHIEF'S CLAIMS PREDICTING RUSSIAN MILITARY CASUALTIES IN SYRIA "CYNICAL" - RUSSIAN DEFENSE MINISTRY
Russian defense ministry denies U.S. claims over "unexpectedness" of missile strikes launched from Caspian Sea against targets in Syria (Part 2)
Customs officers detain violin costing around 200,000 euro at Yekaterinburg airport
Geneva discussions held constructively despite intense polemic - Georgian Foreign Ministry
Russian defense ministry denies U.S. claims over "unexpectedness" of missile strikes launched from Caspian Sea against targets in Syria
International Criminal Court planning to probe 2008 conflict in S. Ossetia - document
RUSSIAN DEFENSE MINISTRY SPOKESMAN DENIES U.S. CLAIMS OF "UNEXPECTEDNESS" OF MISSILE STRIKES CARRIED OUT AGAINST MILITANT TARGETS IN SYRIA FROM CASPIAN SEA
U.S. uses Afghan experience of ousting undesirable regimes from power in Iraq, Libya - Gen. Makarov
Cleric from biggest mosque in south Kyrgyzstan sentenced to five years for extremism
Lukashenko hopes Nobel Prize won by Alexievich to serve to the country, Belarusian people
Carders with Ukrainian skimmers held in Kyrgyzstan for first time