Urgent news is the detention of Saakashvili. Online event review
Today, December 5, 2017, at 9 am in Kiev, law enforcement officers detained ex-president of Georgia and former chairman of the Odessa regional state administration Saakashvili in his house on Kostelnaya Street, 7.
“Officers of the Security Service of Ukraine together with the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine in connection with the criminal proceedings opened under Article 256 part 1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine detained Saakashvili in the place of residence in Kiev.” Law enforcers detained Saakashvili in the presence of his lawyer. message of the SBU.
9.10. According to media reports, Saakashvili rose to the roof of his 8-storey building. There he negotiated with law enforcement officers and threatened that he would jump from the roof.
9.50. The leader of the “New Forces Movement” was handed a suspicion and detained.
10.00. Saakashvili is firmly imprisoned in a blue Volkswagen minibus. Begin fights on the part of his comrades-in-arms.
10.40. Supporters of Saakashvili are trying to prevent SBU employees from leaving the narrow street of Kostelnaya. The police are trying to resist them. Machine SBU with Saakashvili for several tens of minutes practically stood motionless. After a few hundred meters the crowd completely blocked the street with other cars.
10.50. The movement of the car with Saakashvili completely stopped.
10.55. Activists began to make political speeches and coordinate the actions of the crowd.
11.15. The siloviki spray gas on a blocked street.
11.25. Already there are the first victims on both sides.
12.00. Khreshchatyk Street was blocked from the European Square to Independence Square.
12.45. Attorney General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko said that the SBU detained the leader of the Movement of New Forces Mikheil Saakashvili through the financing of his team by the oligarch runaway Sergei Kurchenko.
13.00. Six people were detained for resisting law enforcement officers while exporting Mikhail Saakashvili.
13.40. Saakashvili was released by protesters from a minibus, in which he was kept spyrobnikovamy SBU. Subsequently, he urged everyone to move to parliament to demand impeachment to the President of Ukraine.
14.00. A crowd of activists led by Saakashvili are sent to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
14.40. Interior Minister of Ukraine Arsen Avakov said that Saakashvili obey the law and appear before the investigation, rather than provoke people into blood and violence.
17.00. People continue to gather near the Verkhovna Rada.
18.30. Prosecutor General of Ukraine Lutsenko gave the former governor of the Odessa region Saakashvili 24 hours to report to the investigator.