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Buildings of four regional state administrations remain seized in Ukraine

Posted by the Editor on January 24, 2014


News / 24 January 2014 | 13:00

Buildings of four regional state administrations remain seized in Ukraine

Buildings of four regional state administrations remain seized in Ukraine

As of morning January 24, buildings of Lviv, Rivne, Ternopil and Ivano-Frankivsk Regional State Administrations remained seized by the protesters.
Yesterday, January 23, protesters captured the building of the Lviv Regional State Administration and forced the governor Oleg Salo to resign. However, later he said that he wrote the statement under pressure.
Currently, there are about 50 activists near the building of the Lviv Regional Administration. During the last night protesters erected barricades of bags filled with snow, wooden logs and tires. Several dozen of people stay inside the administration.
Yesterday, several thousand residents of Rivne seized the Rivne Regional State Administration. Law enforcement officials after four hours of talks left the building of the Administration, and the Governor wrote letter of resignation.
Yesterday, Ternopil protesters went to the building of the Ternopil Regional State Administration, where the regional council was situated. After discussion with the police officers, thousand activists pushed them and entered the building.
In addition, on Thursday, at 9 pm, during a peaceful assembly of citizens at the meeting in Zhytomyr, a significant number of unknowns attempted to seize the building of the Zhytomyr Regional State Administration. 
Also, as of 10.30 am on January 24, several hundreds of people stormed the building of the Chernivtsi Regional State Administration.

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