CLASHES IN NIKOLAEV: POLICE DETAINED 23 PEOPLE
The militia detained 23 persons who participated in night clashes in Nikolaev. Pro-Russian activists demanded a referendum on the federalization of the region, after which there was a skirmish with supporters of the Maidan. Now the detainees are charged under the article “Hooliganism”.
IN NIKOLAEV, UNKNOWN PEOPLE SET FIRE TO A BRANCH OF PRIVATBANK
Previously, unknown people burned the office of PrivatBank in Mariupol. The bank said it was temporarily suspending operations in the Luhansk and Donetsk regions.
As it is specified, in Nikolaev the fire destroyed the ATM, entrance doors, a sign, the corridor burned out. In addition, the balcony of the apartment located on the second floor of the building was damaged. The owner of PrivatBank is Igor Kolomoisky, appointed by the Kiev authorities as the governor of the Dnepropetrovsk region.
An explosion in a multi-storey residential building occurred on Monday around noon in Nikolaev. According to eyewitnesses, the top three floors of the 9-storey building were badly damaged. Rescue teams are on the scene. Data on the causes of the explosion and the number of victims are not yet available.