A new Kyiv monument honoring police opened Friday to derision and ridicule with online commentators quick to suggest the statue bears striking resemblance to Kyiv region police chief Gen.Andriy Nebytov.
The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Teresa Ribeiro, responded to the attack on ‘Bukvy’ reporter Oleksandr Kuzhelnyi and called for protection of the press in Ukraine.
‘Bukvy’ managed to establish the identity of the person who initiated the attack on Oleksandr Kuzhelnyi.
Kyiv police said they filed charges against two men in connection to beating of ‘Bukvy’ journalist Oleksandr Kuzhelnyi with suspects now facing up to five years in prison.
Investigation has been launched into beating of Bukvy reporter, says Kyiv police in a statement Saturday.
The new appointment is Ivan Vygovsky, chief of Poltava regional police, says Interior Ministry in a Tuesday statement
Hundreds of people protest in Kyiv calling for resignation of Pavlo Vlasenko, chief of Podilskyi District police department following the violent arrest of Dmytro Bugaychuk.