Volodymyr Prokhnych, the man who entered the building of the Cabinet of Ministers carrying the hand grenade is now detained.
According to member of Irpin town council Anton Holovenko, the man is a veteran of Donbas conflict. He served in Aidar, the volunteer battalion of Ukraine's Interior Ministry; he suffered from a shell shock, which may have affected his mental condition.
The man entered the building of the government at about 10.30, claiming that the office is captured. He threatened to blow up the grenade; later, the police told the press it was live, ready for action.
The video of Prokhnych's detention appeared on Telegram.
The police conducted a special operation in the area; the downtown was paralyzed with traffic james. No casualties were reported.