Ukrainian radicals attacked the building of Rossotrudnichestvo in Kiev

KYIV, February 17. /TASS/. About 30 representatives of the nationalist organization C14 (Sich) attacked the building of the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in Kiev. About it the correspondent of TASS said on Saturday the press Secretary of the mission of the Svetlana Belonenko.

“There were about 30 people, the radicals were able to penetrate into the building,” she said.

The nationalists themselves have published information on their “shares” in Facebook. According to the video, they painted the walls black and red paint offensive slogans and inscriptions. They also tore down and desecrated the Russian flag.

The representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in Kiev appealed to the police for causing material damage to the Ukrainian radicals, said the head of the representative office Konstantin Vorobyov.

“The radicals broke into the building and caused material damage, threatened with physical violence. At this time there were about 50 children, they are very scared,” he said. According to Vorobyov, the excesses lasted about 30 minutes, there were accusations against Russia, calls to extremism. Headed the action member of the Radical party Andrei Lozovoi.

“The police worked quickly, arrived also representatives of OSCE mission. The radicals have already left the building,” he said.

This is not the first attack of a radical on a mission. In August 2017, they pelted the building with smoke bombs. In July of the same year, about 30 of the radical “Freedom” headed by the Deputy of city Council Igor Miroshnichenko broke into the building and occupied the room on the second floor, where was held the presentation of the book of academician Peter Tolochko “How went the Russian land.” In the end, the event was disrupted. The radicals explained their actions by the fact that Tolochko – supposedly “antiukrainets and the enemy of the Ukrainian state.”