Ukraine At War

Police Shoot Over Heads of Protesters; NSDC Supports Poroshenko’s Call for Freight Ban on Russia-Backed Separatist Territories

March 15, 2017

Police fired over the heads of protesters crashing a checkpoint in Konstantinovka today as clashes between blockaders and law-enforcers resumed. The National Council on Defense and Security supported President Petro Poroshenko’s own proposal of a ban on freight traffic from the Russia-backed separatist-held territories of the Donbass.