Activists of the “civil case” Azov” on the morning of Friday, may 20, came to the building of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine with a demand not to allow elections in the Donbass, reports 112.ua. According to the leader of the “Azov”, MP Andrew Biletsky, the action was attended by about 10 thousand people, according to the police, in March was attended by 2 thousand activists. On the Grushevsky street was closed to traffic, to the Parliament building was pulled about 2 thousand militiamen.
As reported 112.ua the March of the “Azov” was held under the slogan “Requirements of the nation — no surrender.” The protesters opposed the holding of elections in the South-East of Ukraine, “the Russian scenario”, saying that elections should be held only under Ukrainian law. He Biletsky said that the action of “Azov” — a peaceful and interested parties to storm the Parliament building. However, he said that it was just a warning. In the case that in the Donbass will try to hold elections, Parliament “will make”, said the leader of “Azov”.
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The action of nationalists lasted two hours and ended with the lighting of flares and smoke bombs. As reported the correspondent of “Interfax-Ukraine”, at the Parliament building for some time formed a dense smokescreen. After the fire show, the participants began to disperse, the Agency said. The adviser to the interior Minister Zoryan Shkiryak declared that “gross violations” on the part of the protesters was not.
Biletsky in comments to the correspondent channel “112 Ukraine” said that “Azov” reserves the right to take any action, in the case of neonate elections in the Donbass from the agenda.
“I think they [the deputies] have the instinct of self-preservation. There are factions who are against this issue [the elections in the Donbas] Have a small number of honest MPs, I think everything will be fine. If the government does not behave the way… Behind you we reserve the right to take any action, to block the Parliament, to block AP [presidential administration], etc.” — said Biletsky.