The police held a few searches due to the demolishing of the bust of USSR Marshal Georgy Zhukov in Kharkiv as the local police reported.
“On June 2, at Petro Grygorenko Avenue, the mass events took place. During the guarding of the public order, particular people committed illegal actions toward the police officers. Three police officers, who served and provided the order, got the chemical burning of eyes and were hospitalized. On June 13, 2019, within the criminal proceedings, the investigators held the investigative actions on the places of living of two citizens,” the message said.
On June 2, representatives of a number of pro-Ukrainian organizations and parties demolished the bust of Marshal of the USSR Georgy Zhukov in Kharkiv.
The Russian Foreign Ministry is sure that the demolishing of the bust of Marshal Georgy Zhukov is the challenge for new President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky. The Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation stated that the new Ukrainian authority should find and prosecute vandals, who demolished the bust.