Thousands turn out for Maidan anniversary – but what do they want?


February 18, 2018 – FRN – 

 RIA – by Inessa Sinchougova

More than 14 thousand people on Sunday took part in mass civil events throughout Ukraine, of them – about 6 thousand in Kiev, the press service of the National Police of Ukraine reported.

“Policemen provided law and order during mass events in the country, about 4.5 thousand policemen provided public security,” the message says.

According to the police, more than 30 public events took place in 22 settlements in Ukraine on the occasion of the anniversary of the events on the Maidan in 2014.

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Protesters threw stones and eggs at buildings, in addition, the radicals smashed the windows at the Ukrainian Savings Bank and attempted to smash the windows of Alfa Bank.

Besides the anniversary of the Maidan and anti-government corruption centiment, ongoing demands of the protesters are unclear.

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