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"Impunity kills" event held outside Interior Ministry in Kyiv

Participants demanded punishment for the killers of five-year-old Kyrylo Tlyavov.

Photo: Max Trebukhov

More than a hundred activists gathered outside the Interior Ministry in Kyiv demanding punishment for those responsible for the death of five-year-old Kyrylo Tlyavov, according to an LB.ua correspondent.

Photo: Max Trebukhov

The boy died on 3 June, three days after he was wounded by a stray bullet allegedly fired by policemen in Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyy, Kyiv Region.

The activists also demanded a fair investigation into the boy's murder. They brought flowers and toys and left them at the entrance to the ministry.

Photo: Oleksandr Rudomanov

Many held posters urging the Interior Ministry's heads to resign.

Photo: Max Trebukhov

Some protesters lit flares.

Photo: Oleksandr Rudomanov

A similar protest was held on 3 June. The head of the main directorate of the National Police, Dmytro Tsenov, submitted his resignation.

Senior officers of the Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyy police were suspended.

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