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27 January, 2014 03:45   ▪  

Protesters injured in clashes in Dnipropetrovsk. Police clears up protest in Sumy. More protesters injured and arrested

Nearly 3,000 protesters stormed the Oblast State Administration building in Dnipropetrovsk today. As a result, three police officers ended up in hospitals and ICTV cameraman had a neck injury

After the rally that took place in the Hloba Park, the protesters went to the Dinpropetrovsk Oblast State Administration to meet with the administration and announce their demands. Clashes erupted as the protesters moved, three policemen were taken to the hospital. Two had concussion and one had a thermal face burn. One protester was injured with non-lethal weapons.

When Deputy Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast State Administration, Anatoliy Krupskyi, went out to protesters, they demanded that 300 thugs hiding on the first floor of the building, according to the activists’ reports, left the building. Krupskyi insisted that there were no thugs inside. Meanwhile, the police pushed protesters away using tear gas. ICTV cameraman was injured on the neck in the clashes, his camera was broken.

On January 25, protesters took over the Oblast State Administration and oblast council buildings in Vinnytsia; Oblast State Administration in Poltava, and attempted to storm the Oblast State Administration in Chernihiv.

On January 24, protesters took over the Oblast State Administration in Khmelnytskyi that also hosts the oblast council.

From January 23, protesters have been storming Zhytomyr, Cherkasy, Ternopil, Volyn, Rivne, Ivano-Frankivsk, Lviv and Uzhhorod Oblast State Administrations.

Today, on January 27, the police with thugs involved in some cities, violently cleared out the administration building in Sumy, beating women and older people among others. Now, from 15 to 30 people are arrested there, according to different estimates. AutoMaidan activists are attacked in Cherkasy. Thugs are crashing their cars while the police watch. Journalists are beaten and injured.

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