Ukrainian MP Volodymyr Parasyuk in the center of the conflict at checkpoint in Slovyansk

18:40, 15 March 2017

A conflict erupted between law enforcement officers and blockade supporters on Tuesday evening. The incident took place near Slovyansk town in Donetsk. Seven policemen were injured and reported to the regional prosecutor’s office.

The column of cars approached to the block post. Ukrainian MP Volodymyr Parasyuk came out of one of the cars and supposedly started the fight.

The deputy himself accused policemen of misconduct. He said that during the incident, law enforcement officers used weapons. Though, the police authorities deny it.

The video made public by the National Police shows the conflict between the MP and policemen. But the video does not show the moment of fighting.