The security service of Ukraine and the police were opposed to President Vladimir Zelensky been in touch with Maxim Krivoshein, who took hostage the passengers of a public bus in Lutsk on Tuesday, said the Deputy head of the office of the President Kirill Timoshenko.
"Security and the police was to the last opposed to the President were in touch with terrorists", - told Tymoshenko in interview to the edition "New time".
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said that he had spoken with the man who seized 13 hostages in a bus in Lutsk, about 10 minutes, and told why the assault was abandoned.
On Tuesday, the man with the explosives and weapons seized a bus in the center of Lutsk. After a day of negotiations, he surrendered to law enforcement officers, all 13 of the hostages, anybody from them has not suffered. The attacker is charged with four articles, including "act of terrorism". The turning point in the operation to release the hostages came after the execution Zelensky requirements of the attacker - the President urged Ukrainians to watch the movie "Earthlings". Deputy head of office Kirill Zelensky Tymoshenko said that the head of state spoke with hostage-taking man for about 15 minutes.
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky personally persuaded the man seized a bus with hostages in luck, let three people, said the Deputy head of the office of the President Kirill Timoshenko.
"Due to the fact that the President personally talked and agreed that three people were released. The psychological state of their you know what, all apparently healthy, they are now still with the doctors," - said Tymoshenko to journalists, the broadcast led TV NewsOne.
Unknown assailants attacked a member of the "party of Sharia" in Kiev, a man splattered with gas and was beaten, said Wednesday journalist Olga Shary.
"Today, just half an hour ago there was an attack on our party. I am now waiting for details. Or rather waiting for a video. Left our journalists. I have them (the victims – ed.) contacted. As he said, splattered gas, attacked, beaten on the head. In principle, all what has happened before," said Shary, the TV channel NewsOne.