SBU prevents illegal intentions of conducting provocation during mass protest actions
SBU received information about intentions of separate radical organizations to conduct provocations with possible force scenario during mass public action on October 17, 2017 in Kyiv. The SBU also documented facts of small arms and destruction means searching for this action.
With the aim of prevention harm to the health and lives of people and other drastic consequences the SBU officials terminated mentioned illegal activities by means of blocking on October 14, 2017 the attempts of buying 2 AR-47 and 3 grenade launchers by former activists of the “Revolutionary right forces” association.
Also, during 9 searches over UAH 200000 (USD 7500), communication means, computer equipment and other items, used for preparation of provocations, were seized.
At present the entire network of organizations and involved persons and also organizers of provocations which are planning to make artificial basis for conducting of illegal actions has been establishing.
The SBU without limitation of citizens’ right to peaceful protest, together with other law-enforcement bodies call citizens to refrain from participation in destructive actions and urgently inform SBU about proposals of taking part in illegal actions, intended for searching and usage in protest actions of weapons and destruction means, commitment of other actions, which threaten security of citizens.
For the Attention of the SBU Head