The interior ministry has called on all participants of the pre-election campaign to stick to civilized behavior and stop throwing officials and politicians into garbage containers.
A wave of incidents involving officials and politicians has snowballed in Ukraine recently, with protesters forcefully throwing them into garbage containers. In several cases, the protesters delivered the containers close to offices.
Some officials were kept in evil-smelling containers for up to 20 minutes.
Decrying police inaction, protesters call their actions ‘people’s lustration’ of corrupt officials or those who collaborated with the Yanukovych regime.
The police warned Ukrainians that any such actions will be classified as law violations and are inadmissible during election campaigning.