The police reported that the attackers fled from the scene

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In the attack on the car of the fifth President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko near the building of the State Bureau of investigation, the police opened criminal proceedings. On 25 July, reported the press service of the police of Kiev.

“About 17.00 a group of persons blocked the car of Petro Poroshenko and came into conflict with its protection. Malefactors from a scene disappeared. Police recorded the details of the event, and then began criminal proceedings under part 2 of article 296 (hooliganism) of the Criminal code of Ukraine”, – said the press service.

The Ministry added that the sanction of article provides till four years of imprisonment.

During the incident with the car, which was Poroshenko, security dragged saprygova on the hood man, he sprayed the contents of a canister of tear gas. A scuffle ensued activists with security.

The man was a veteran of the regiment “Azov” Nikita Makeev. “I wanted revenge Poroshenko for all the five years of humiliation that he is using his players in the President’s Administration and appointees to the SCS [national migration service] has made in relation to foreign volunteers, promising them citizenship, but instead running through the nine circles of bureaucratic hell” – he explained his actions.

On 18 July the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky has signed a decree granting Nikita Makeeva Ukrainian citizenship.

In September 2018, he told “BBC News Ukraine” that came from Russia to Ukraine in July 2014 due to “an acute sense of justice,” took part in the fighting in Donbas in the winter of 2014-2015.