The building of the Verkhovna Rada, Cabinet of Ministers and the presidential administration is surrounded by a double chain of National guard soldiers and police in Kiev. Increased security measures associated with scheduled for Tuesday massive rally, which the ex-Governor of the Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili and his supporters intend to hold in the center of the Ukrainian capital.
Law enforcement officers on Tuesday morning were taken under heavy guard the government quarter in Central Kiev. According to official figures, there are about 3.5 thousand people, reports TASS.
“The whole [government] the block is sealed shields. The passage to the square of the Constitution only through the framework. The Parliament building is surrounded by a double chain guard and police”, — wrote in his Facebook MP of Ukraine Mustafa Nayem.
The Central part of Kiev was blocked by police officers on the evening of 16 October. In the administration of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, these measures explained by the arrival in the country of the President of Malta Marie Louise, Coleiro of Preko, although the first official visits of heads of state was not accompanied by this security enhancement.
On 17 October by the Verkhovna Rada held a meeting, where participants will demand from the Ukrainian authorities to restrict parliamentary immunity, and to adopt laws on anti-corruption court and a new electoral rules. Of the meeting declared deprived of Ukrainian citizenship the leader of the “new forces Movement” Michael Saakashvili. Among other organizers of the action — “Self”, “Freedom” and other parties.
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