Russia will try to take advantage of the memorable events in Kyiv, dedicated to the anniversary of the shootings of activists on Maidan, to carry out provocation in the form of clashes and riots, according to the Security Service Chief of Staff Aleksandr Tkachuk, ZN.UA informs.
According to him, three events to be held in Kyiv from 18 to 22 of February have the signs of violent actions directly from the Russian Federation.
“As of today, according to our data, organizers planned about 18 mass events from 18 to 22 February in Kyiv only. In the preparation of 8 of these activities, we recorded some indications of possible violent scenarios, and three of these activities are organized from the territory of the Russian Federation,” the department reported.
Earlier, the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation on the results of its own investigation convicted in absentia 6 Ukrainian activists for the attack on the Russian embassy in Kyiv. The Russian Investigative Committee claims that "radical right" Ukrainian activists, headed by ex-deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine "provoked the complication of international relations."