Lavrov calls to coordinate Russian, US military action in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 21:05
Lavrov blames Obama administration for souring Russia-US tiesRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 20:41
Waging war on Korean Peninsula inadmissible, says LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 20:36
Russian Northern Fleet completes drills in ArcticMilitary & Defense September 22, 18:01
OPEC and non-OPEC countries to continue talks on oil production cut dealBusiness & Economy September 22, 17:28
Russian pair figure skaters Kavaguti, Smirnov retire from sportSport September 22, 16:48
Record number of delegations register for St. Petersburg-hosted IPU AssemblyRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 16:47
Astronauts to make quickest trip ever to ISS in DecemberScience & Space September 22, 16:27
Russian frigate Admiral Essen returns to Crimea after mission in MediterraneanMilitary & Defense September 22, 16:24
KIEV, May 05. /ITAR-TASS/. The Ukrainian Interior Ministry has dispatched additional special forces to Ukrainian Black Sea port city of Odessa. A special unit of Kiev’s National Guard has already arrived to the city, the ministry’s press service said.The press service cited parliament-appointed interim Interior Minister Arsen Avakov as saying that Odessa volunteers allegedly headed the special force.
This is a special force Kiev-1 formed in the Ukrainian capital of volunteers in late April to patrol the city. It was reported then that this special unit can be distinguished for their black uniform and they are armed.
On May 2, in Odessa’s downtown clashes between football fans that came from Kharkiv, Right Sector activists, representatives of the so-called Maidan self-defense and federalization supporters took place. The regional House of trade unions and a tent camp, where signatures were collected in favor of a referendum on Ukraine’s federalization and making Russian an official state language, were set on fire. As a result of the tragic events, 46 people died and over 200 people sought medical aid because of received injuries.