Журнал Viche 2015 №17

№17, 2015

Blood in the Constitution Square

The last day of summer turned out or be very hot. After the positive voting at the Verkhovna Rada for the Decree on preliminary approval of the law on bringing amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine regarding decentralization of power, the rebellions stared in the street near the walls of the parliament. All entrances and exits to the parliament were closed. Operators and press photographers, who did not have time to jump out in the street, captured that horror which took place in the Constitution Square used to peaceful manifestations from the windows of the second floor. Journalists and deputies left the building through the underground pass. More than hundred militiamen and several representatives of mass-media were heavily injured. Soldier of the National Guard Ihor Debrin died in the hospital in the result of wound to the heart... The next day two more soldiers of the National Guard died – Dmytro Slastykov and Oleksandr Kostyn.