An estimated 50,000
pro-Western Ukrainians massed on Sunday in the heart of
The 49-year-old member of jailed ex-premier Yulia Tymoshenko’s cabinet was transferred out of intensive care on Saturday evening after being attacked by truncheon-wielding police during a small protest the night before.
“He received about 10 blows to the head,” the former interior minister’s spokeswoman said. “No one is allowed to see him except for his closest relatives.”
Nearly 20 activists were injured when they tried to prevent the police from moving to jail three young men who were sentenced to six years for allegedly plotting to blow up a statue of Soviet founder Lenin in 2011.
Yuriy Lutsenko get first aid after he was beaten 10 times by Berkut