Ministry of Defense demands to release the Central House of Officers in Kiev
Higher ranks of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine demand immediate release of the Central House of Officers located on the Hrushevskoho Street in Kiev.
Appropriate statement to radical opposition supporters has been posted on the official website of the Ministry.
“The actions of the protesters who today, February 18, seized the premises of the Central House of officers in Kiev are illegal and should be stopped immediately,” the statement says.
Also the Ministry stressed that the Central House of Officers is a military unit subordinated to the Ministry of Defense that operates in the interests of military personnel, the Ukrainian Armed Forces, veterans of military service and members of their families.
As the official report notes, the protesters should be ready for an adequate response of the Ministry to the seizure of the building.
“By their actions, capturing the military unit of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, protesters provoke the appropriate response from the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine,” says the statement.