The Kremlin says the unstable situation in Kiev


MOSCOW, October 18. /TASS/. The Kremlin is watching events in Kiev, where the protests, and notes the lack of stability. This was reported to journalists the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

“We are watching what is happening there,” he said. “The situation is far from stable, it is an obvious fact,” – said Peskov, commenting on the protests in the Ukrainian capital.

On Tuesday in the center of Kiev more than 5 thousand people. They were supporters of the party “Samopomich”, “Batkivschyna”, “5.10”, “movement new forces,” the Democratic Alliance and right-wing organizations “Freedom” and “national building”.

The protesters demanded, in particular, to abolish parliamentary immunity, to create anti-corruption court and to change the electoral law. Mikheil Saakashvili, one of the leaders of the protest also presented a demand for the resignation of Poroshenko. The evening between protesters and police clashed. He injured one police officer and three civilians.

Protesters set the Parliament building about 40 tents. Accidents and disturbances at night in the center of Kiev .

The head of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko that the security forces will not interfere with the action and demolish the tents. Thus, according to him, the security services know about the purchase and possession of weapons by certain people who are among the protesters. As the head of the Kyiv police chief Andrey Krishchenko, law enforcement officers have seized a significant quantity of explosives, machine guns, grenades and smoke grenades.

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