In the morning of February 21 in Zaporizhia, law enforcement officers from Kiev conducted raids on volunteers of Yulia Tymoshenko’s headquarters.
The “Batkivschyna” Deputy Vitaly Ryabtsev reported on his Facebook page about the beginning of repressions. He wrote that political agitation materials were seized by operatives of the rapid response team.
“Repressions against activists of “Batkivshchyna” has begun. Personal belongings are seized including items that belong to the family members. I witnessed how the phone was taken away from a three-year-old kid. The investigator from the State Bureau of Investigations confiscated Yulia Vladimirovna’s propaganda products,” wrote Ryabtsev.