Overnight crisis over detention by National Police of 43 Donbas trade blockade activists in Kryvy Torets has mostly resolved.
The Donetsk region National Police department announced on Facebook they have released over 20 arrested in Kryvy Torets Donbas trade blockade activists. The Donbas trade blockade redoubt in Kryvy Torets was dispersed by law enforcement officers. In total, 43 people were detained, according to the National Police.
“The inspection of citizens who were taken to the police station in Kryvy Torets station continues. After the inspection, explanations and medical examination 20 blockade participants have already been released, " the statement said.
Protesters in Volyn, Lutsk, are rallying, demanding to release detained blockade participants. Activists in Rivne, Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi, Vinnytsia burned tires at regional administration’s buildings.
They also demand the resignation of Vyacheslav Abroskin, the Deputy Head of National Police and the Head of National Police in Donetsk region.