INDEPENDENCE SQUARE IN KYIV EXPECTING IMMINENT ATTACK BY BERKUT (UPDATED 1126)

09.12.13


11.26 UK TIME. Moleben Service takes place in Independence Square. Picture unlear but it appears that it is being led by the Head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk.

Service interrupted twice - Yatseniuk says that Berkut have created a cordon to prevent food/water/equipment from being transported into the Maidan. 

URGENT NEWS. PLEASE SHARE. 10.50 UK TIME.  Yatseniuk and Klitschko have just interrupted an amnesty International news conference and have asked all journalists to go straight to maidan. They have said that the metro stations around Independence square have been closed and are filled with Berkut militia who are preparing an imminent attack on the maidan.

Protesters are being urged not to be afraid and to stand their ground.

Espreso TV broadcasting the news live. See:http://espreso.tv/stream



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