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Ukraine’s Party of Regions demands probe of sniper shooting at Kiev riots

"Society should be given an answer over details of this grave crime," the party's press service said in a statement

KIEV, March 12. /ITAR-TASS/. The faction of the Party of Regions in Ukrainian parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, initiates the formation of a temporary parliamentary investigative committee to look into shooting from sniper rifles at protesters and law enforcers at massive riots in Kiev, the Party of Regions press service told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.

“According to the Ukrainian Constitution, a person, his life and health, honor and dignity, inviolability and safety are recognized in the country as the highest social value. However, on February 18-22 the Ukrainian society and world community were shocked by facts of shooting at people and law enforcers by unidentified criminals in the centre of the Ukrainian capital,” the faction stated.