Tymoshenko’s party says SBU tried to raid its headquarters, the security agency denies the claim
The source said: “Our Internet service is down for some unexplained reason. According to our information, they want to seize our computer servers.”
Upon arriving on the scene, a Kyiv Post photographer and journalists saw no SBU officials, but were told by Tymoshenko allies that they had already left after failing to enter the building.
Minutes earlier, Tymoshenko allies in parliament left the legislature to go and protect their party headquarters from what they describe as the latest episode of political oppression from the side of President Viktor Yanukovych’s administration.
“Our [parliament] faction has just received information that there is a provocation being conducted at our party office from the side of the SBU,” said Andriy Kozhemyakin, a Tymoshenko allied lawmaker.
“We are leaving the legislature and heading to Turivska Street,” he added.
Meanwhile, the press service at the SBU denied the security agency had attempted to raid Tymoshenko's party headquarters.
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