KIEV, February 18. /ITAR-TASS/. All motor traffic on roads to the Ukrainian capital city of Kiev will be stopped from 00:00 local time on February 19, 2014, the public relations department of the Ukrainian government said on Tuesday.
The move followed mass riots in the center of the city and is geared to prevent further escalation of the conflict and avoid further casualties.
The government asked to take this measure with understanding and assist policemen in ensuring law and order.