The number of the police officers suffered in the clashes near the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine increased up to eight; moreover, two protesters were wounded. Kyiv Police Head Andry Kryshchenko claimed this as 112 Ukraine reported.
"Eight police officers appealed for the aid. According to the doctors, two civilians have slight scratches. The police officers also have slight bodily injuries and they are sprayed by the teat-gas," he said.
Kryshchenko specified that two people detained due to the unrest near the parliament. One of them grabbed the equipment of the police officers and tried to pull him out of the line.
About 500 law enforcers keep order in the capital, up to 15 law enforcers defense the building of the Pechersk Police Department.
'According to our information, the maximal number of the partakers attempted to enter the Verkhovna Rada, there were about 2, 000 people," the police noted.
As we reported the clashes between the protesters who are Soviet-Afghan War veterans and police took place in the downtown of Kyiv near the building of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
MP Dmytro Dobrodomov commented to 112 Ukraine that the main demand of the Afghani veterans to equal their benefits to the benefits of the participants of the military activities. According to him, there are also the miners among the protesters.