In Ukraine have detained another suspect in the riots in the river on may 9

© Fotolia / chatsimoНаручники. Archival photoIn Ukraine have detained another suspect in the riots in the river on may 9© Fotolia / chatsimo

Militiamen have detained one suspect in the may 9 riots in the Ukrainian city of Dnepr (former Dnepropetrovsk), the total number of detainees reached 17 people, reported on Saturday the press service of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine.

«Arrested another co-organizer of the riots that occurred a month ago during the celebrations in the river. During the month of the last was wanted,» — said in the message.

Earlier, the head of the MIA of Ukraine Arsen Avakov dismissed the leadership of the police of the Dnipro and Dnipropetrovsk region, and has appointed an internal inquiry into the actions of the police on may 9.

In the river on 9 may, there were mass events on the occasion of Victory Day over Nazism in the Second world war. During the fights during the action were injured 14 people, including the police. The police opened a criminal case under article «hooliganism». According to the edition «Informant», a conflict that escalated into a fight, arose from the fact that the participants of the March had refused the request of former participants of military operations in the Donbas to remove the flags with Communist symbolism. Earlier, police detained 16 people on suspicion of involvement in the riots.

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