May 09, 2014 15:19
May Day rally in Mariupol offers resistance to the military - self defense forces
MOSCOW. May 9 (Interfax) - Participants in a Victory Day demonstration in Mariupol marched to the police deparatment headquarters in order to offer resistance to the Ukrainian military, spokesman for the self-defense forces told Interfax.
"Demonstrators - about 1,500 in all - rushed to the police department building. Men wearing black camouflage are walking towards them, firing shots in the air," he said.
He said another group of citizens torched tires near the City Council headquarters in the center of the city.
Self-defense fighters earlier reported that a Ukrainian law enforcement contingent was storming the police department building and detaining police officers who refused to obey Kyiv's orders.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at email@example.com)
April 18, 2015
WWII veterans from Donbas to be present at Victory Day events in Moscow
Nauru offers to represent Abkhazia in intl bodies
Ukrainian Insurgent Army non-existent entity - Security Service
OSCE official denies monitors caught up in battle-stricken Shyrokyne
OSCE monitors end up under Ukrainian fire - DPR news agency
Gazprom says gets another $20 Mln from Ukraine's Naftogaz as advance payment - spokesman
Khimki Forest activist Chirikova emigrates to Estonia
UKRAINE'S NAFTOGAZ TRANSFERS ANOTHER $20 MLN TO RUSSIA'S GAZPROM AS ADVANCE PAYMENT - KUPRIYANOV
Moldova may join EU only through unification with Romania - ex-Romanian leader Basescu
Luhansk admin accuses militia of shelling village
Khodorkovsky backs alliance between RPR-PARNAS, Progress Party
Ukraine journalist's murder not professional killer's job - fellow journalist