Auto-Maidan protesters arrived at Poroshenko’s residence, demanding Shokin’s resignation (photos)
The activists of so-called Auto-Maidan movement in nearly 100 vehicles drove up to the mansion where Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko resides, to hold a picket demanding resignation of Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin.
According to MP Ihor Lutsenko, as of 12:30, 93 vehicles of Auto-Maidan activists gathered outside the President’s mansion.
He added that the law enforcers blocked the driveway leading to the residence with a bus.
Huge 100+ column of activists headed to Poroshenko's residence to campaign for dismissal of dodgy Prosecutor Shokhin pic.twitter.com/ZOK9Eqz1rs— Oliver Carroll (@olliecarroll) October 31, 2015
"The bus drove off, in response to our compelling requests," said Lutsenko.
Activists demand resignation of gen prosecutor Shokhin, suggest open competition for his replacement pic.twitter.com/NzTOQeUQrE— Oliver Carroll (@olliecarroll) October 31, 2015
As UNIAN reported earlier, the veterans of the Donbas battalion are planning to join the rally.