In Kyiv, 40 police officers suffered during the protest of entrepreneurs at Maidan Nezalezhnosti. The majority of them got burns to their eyes; one of them lost consciousness after the attack, as the Interior Minister of Ukraine reported.
“During the protest at Maidan Nezalezhnosti, about 40 police officers suffered,” the message said.
It is specified that as a result of the clashes of law enforcers and protests, one police officer was hit on the head; he lost consciousness. About 40 police officers got chemical burns of eyes.
The police officers urged the protesters to observe the established rules of behavior and do not violate the current legislation.
On December 15, in Kyiv, near the Verkhovna Rada, the entrepreneurs gathered for one of the most large-scale protests against lockdown and the introduction of cash registers. The protesters try to set the tent camps; while the police disperse the protesters with tear gas.
As a result of the dispersal with tear gas, a man was hospitalized; a few people feel burn in their eyes. Besides, the law enforcers applied stun grenades against the protesters to get to tents. The organizers of the meeting stated that there are many traumatized among the protesters. However, their number is not specified.