“The actions of representatives of
Berkut (special unit) started after the protesters started to resiststhe police, throwing rubbish at them, as well as glass, bottles of
water and sticks set on fire,” the Interior Ministry said in its
The ministry said that 35 protesters
were detained at night as a result and are accused of hooliganism and
resisting the police. They were released in the morning after
paperwork against them was finished.