In Kiev, the official events on the occasion of Independence Day of Ukraine and the volunteer “March of the defenders of Ukraine” were held without serious violations of public order, said the chief of police of Kiev Andrey Krishchenko.

“All is quiet now. Official events, and a March of veterans, which still continues, took place without major violations of public order. Just celebrations according to preliminary estimates, was attended by about 50 thousand people”, – quotes the words Krishchenko the press service of the Ministry of internal Affairs on the page on the social network Facebook on Saturday.

According to the chief of the Metropolitan police, was arrested three people: one climbed on the metal structure during the President’s speech and saying that he has a grenade, refused to go down.

“Man, previously in a state of intoxication, fell from the structure, and was detained by the police. They made two administrative Protocol, no forbidden things when it was not” – said Krishchenko.

Two more people were detained in the check points with a substance similar to cannabis.

According to the head of the police of Kiev, had also been one false report about mining of the Maidan of Independence, on this fact opened criminal proceedings.

“Police officers continue to serve for the protection of public order during the celebration of Independence Day. Involved to 2 thousand law enforcement officers,” said Krishchenko.

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