Right Sector’s ex-leader starts a new political movement and invites his former followers. At least the moderate ones.
Dmytro Yarosh stepped down from his post as leader of Right Sector (Pravyi Sektor) today. He explained the resignation with disagreements within the movement’s leadership.
On September 8, regional leaders of Right Sector and Automaidan were arrested in Odessa. A day later Right Sector threatens with another wave of mobilization against the government. Governor Saakashvili says it would be better to unite against oligarchs instead.
Sergey Sternenko, the leader of Right Sector Odessa was arrested earlier today. He is accused of kidnapping a MP.
While the military wing of Right Sector (PS, Pravyi Sektor) is holding the line in Eastern Ukraine, they are involved in fighting with local militia (police) in the West – according to information available at this point of time, it’s about cigarettes.
On June 15, the press secretary of Right Sector Odessa (Pravyi Sektor) published on her official Facebook page a call for 14 to 18 year old ‘active boys and girls’ to join their ranks.
If you come to passers-by on the streets of any Ukrainian city and ask what unites the pro-Putin Russians and the political movement «Pravyi Sektor» (Right Sector), I think not many people will answer this question. Nevertheless, there is something that they have in common! It’s intolerance to the LGBT community.
Oleksandr Danyulyuk (SBU) says the military wing of Right Sector (PS) has imprisoned four medical volunteers (of Ukrainian forces). The volunteers are suspected to be held in Velykomykhailivka, at the headquarters of PS. (hvylya.net)
Ukrainian Army encircled the base of Right Sector (PS, Pravyi Sektor), a political party with a active military wing. The incident is a sign of increasing tensions within Ukraine’s elite. It’s not clear if this is just bargaining on the ground.