26 February, 04:19

Head of Ukrainian Interior Ministry signs order to dissolve "Berkut"

Arsen Avakov

Arsen Avakov

Arsen Avakov

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Supervision of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov signed a decree on the dissolution of a special division of public security police "Berkut".

This was announced today by the head of the Interior Ministry on his page on Facebook.

"There is no "Berkut" anymore," states on the Avakov’s page. "I have signed a decree number 144 on February 25, 2014 "About the elimination of special police units of civil security "Berkut ". More details on the special briefing tomorrow."

Voice of Russia, TASS

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