Saakashvili announced about the arrival in Odessa fighters of the battalion “Azov”


“Already came the first 300 people in the next few days waiting for the others,” – said Saakashvili on his page in social network Facebook and posted the news that in Odessa there arrived fighters of the battalion “Azov” from Mariupol together with light armored vehicles.

Earlier, Saakashvili claimed that the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko gave the order to send up to a thousand people from among National guard soldiers and police ahead of the may 2 anniversary mass death of people in the center of Odessa.

The interior Ministry of Ukraine data, Saakashvili is not confirmed. The adviser to the interior Minister Zoran Shkiryak said that the order to enter in Odessa additional forces of National guard were reported.

The adviser to the interior Minister said that law enforcement agencies will rigidly react to attempts of “Pro-Russian anti-state destructive forces” to destabilize the situation in Odessa. Shkiryak promised that if the provocateurs in the city will be a weapon, the police will be allowed to shoot to kill.

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