Politician says Russia vs Mexico football game will be interesting to watchSport June 23, 21:11
Kyrgyz president sees revival of relations with Russia as major result of his tenureWorld June 23, 20:49
Ex-premier says initiative to impeach Poroshenko stems from Ukraine’s economy collapseWorld June 23, 20:20
This week in photos: Confederations Cup opening and summer solstice celebrationsSociety & Culture June 23, 19:11
Turkish ambassador to Russia: Moscow and Ankara to join efforts in war on terrorWorld June 23, 18:45
Ukraine’s finance ministry files appeal to London Court against Russia in $3 bln debt caseBusiness & Economy June 23, 18:42
Ukrainian society tired of Poroshenko’s policy — expertRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 23, 17:58
Deutsche Welle sees Russian international broadcasters as threat to European ideasWorld June 23, 17:34
Watchdog claims Telegram provides means of communication to terroristsBusiness & Economy June 23, 16:45
KIEV, February 20. /TASS/. Participants in the commemorative events in the Ukrainian capital to mark the second anniversary of the so-called Euromaidan revolution that culminated in the ousting of President Viktor Yanukovych have staged riots in downtown Kiev, 112 Ukraine TV channel reported on Saturday.
Several dozen people threw stones and petards at the office of Ukrainian tycoon Rinat Akhmetov.
Then the crowd attacked the offices of Alfa-bank and Sberbank owned by Russians.
The Ukrainian TV channel’s report shows Alfa Bank’s office after the attack - smashed glass doors, overturned furniture and computers, papers scattered everywhere.
The TV channel reported that a battalion of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists, which earlier formed part of the Right sector extremist group (banned in Russia), took part in the assaults.
The police did not try to prevent the riots, the TV channel said.
On Saturday, Ukraine marks the second anniversary of the victory of the so-called "Revolution of Dignity" and pays homage to those killed during the Maidan protests.