The man who earlier on Wednesday threatened to blow up a grenade in the building of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine in the center of Kiev, was dissatisfied with the financial provision of the former military. The press secretary of the Kiev city prosecutor’s office, Nadezhda Maksimets, said this on August 4.
According to her data, the man is currently taken to the capital’s Pechersk police department, an investigator and a procedural manager are working with him.
“With what purpose he came to the administrative building and what he wanted to achieve is being found out. In general terms: dissatisfaction with the work of the state institution and improper financial support of former servicemen”, – reported Maximets on her page in Facebook.
As reported, the police intend to prosecute the man under four articles, including “hostage-taking. He could face up to 15 years in prison. The man will also conduct a psychiatric examination.
Earlier in the day, an unknown man threatened to blow up a grenade in the building of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. In connection with a bomb threat from the building of the Ukrainian government evacuated employees, as well as cordoned off the government quarter.
During a special operation, law enforcers detained the man. It was also reported that the grenade turned out to be a live grenade.
As it became known, the man’s name is Vladimir Prohnich, he is 43 years old. He is a veteran of combat operations in the Donbass. It was also noted that the threatened was a sapper in the “Aidar” battalion.
At the same time in 2015 the man was awarded by the then President Petro Poroshenko with the Order “For courage” of the third degree.