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Ukraine: Scuffles outside regional prosecutor's office in Odessa01:07

Ukraine: Scuffles outside regional prosecutor's office in Odessa

Ukraine, Odessa
February 16, 2015 at 20:31 GMT +00:00 · Published

Scuffles broke out between members of the 'Council of Public Security', an Odessa-based pro-Maidan group, and an unidentified man during a protest outside the regional prosecutor's office in Odessa on Monday.

The Council of Public Security members, alongside Automaidan supporters, were protesting against the arrest of Yevgeny Rezvushkin, who was facing charges related to an attack against an editor of the local 'Circle' TV network on February 9. Rezvushkin is the leader of the Odessa AutoMaidan group, and co-leader of the 'Council of Public Security' alongside Mark Gordienko.

Led by Gordienko, the crowd threatened the deputy regional prosecutor, demanding that Rezvushkin be released immediately otherwise members of the Aidar Battalion would be summoned. A crowd then gathered outside the regional courthouse to await the release of Rezvushkin, who was released on bail later that evening.

Ukraine: Scuffles outside regional prosecutor's office in Odessa01:07
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Scuffles broke out between members of the 'Council of Public Security', an Odessa-based pro-Maidan group, and an unidentified man during a protest outside the regional prosecutor's office in Odessa on Monday.

The Council of Public Security members, alongside Automaidan supporters, were protesting against the arrest of Yevgeny Rezvushkin, who was facing charges related to an attack against an editor of the local 'Circle' TV network on February 9. Rezvushkin is the leader of the Odessa AutoMaidan group, and co-leader of the 'Council of Public Security' alongside Mark Gordienko.

Led by Gordienko, the crowd threatened the deputy regional prosecutor, demanding that Rezvushkin be released immediately otherwise members of the Aidar Battalion would be summoned. A crowd then gathered outside the regional courthouse to await the release of Rezvushkin, who was released on bail later that evening.

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