KIEV, January 24. /ITAR-TASS/. About a dozen police buses head on Friday for gripped by protests Kiev from Donetsk, a city in eastern Ukraine, the press service of the Donetsk Region Main Interior Department told Tass.
“Policemen are dispatched to Kiev to keep the peace. They will replace those who are already on duty in the capital,” a source from the press service said, without specifying the exact strength of the policemen, and only saying “about ten buses” were being sent to Kiev.
On Thursday, the head of the Donetsk Region Main Interior Department, Roman Romanov, said he was ready to send additional police to keep the peace in Kiev.
Protests in Kiev against government’s backtrack on the association agreement with the EU were last week fueled by new laws which aim to curb public protests.