The interior Ministry of Ukraine has denied sending soldiers of the national guard to Odessa


“It is now necessary to introduce additional forces of national guard to Odessa and no relevant orders have not yet been reported. In the event of situations to gain enough personnel available,” he wrote, noting that now the situation is under control.

“In case of provocations from the Pro-Russian, anti-state and destructive forces trying to destabilize the situation in the city, law enforcement officers will react firmly and uncompromisingly,” — said Shkiryak, promising that the riots will be stopped. He stressed that the police and the National guard works in coordination with the divisions of the SBU.

“It is not surprising that some officials take on the functions of Commander-in-chief. Maybe someone should think not only about politics but also about the problems of residents of the region”, — concluded the Minister’s Advisor.

Earlier the Governor of Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili said that President Petro Poroshenko instructed to introduce additional units of the national guard and police in Odessa after his request. “Up to a thousand people for the protection of public order in the city”, — said the head of the region.

Your call to impose Nazguli fighters in the city Saakashvili has said on the eve of the anniversary of may 2 in Odessa can begin riots. According to him, this is evidenced by recent events in Odessa: the crackdown “aunts” activists, demanding the resignation of the mayor Gennady Trukhanov, and the attack on the Bank “Pivdenny”.

May 2, 2014 during the riots in Odessa fire in the trade unions Building on Kulikovo field, killing 48 people.