Near the Parliament, arrested an armed man

Возле Рады задержали вооруженного мужчину

Seized weapons

The man refused to give his name.

Saturday morning in Kiev, the police detained the man, who was heading to a rally near the Verkhovna Rada with weapons, the press service of the Moscow Department of the national police.

“In Kiev detained the man who went to the rally at the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine with weapons. The attacker seized a rifle with a telescopic sight, a pistol and a knife,” – said in the message.

According to police, the detainee was taken to the office for identification and carrying out Prime investigative actions.

It is noted that the man refused to give his name and explain why he wanted the weapon in the center of Kiev.

As reported Корреспондент.neton 17 October near the Verkhovna Rada gathered about four thousand people. The protesters demanded, in particular, to abolish parliamentary immunity, to create anti-corruption court and to introduce proportional electoral system with open lists.

On Friday the number of protesters has decreased significantly. But the protesters intend to hold on Saturday the chamber.

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