the Mayor of Ivano-Frankivsk Ruslan Martsinko was justified for his words about the need to “pack and remove” Gypsies out of town. His words are quoted by UNIAN.
“First of all, no discrimination, I do not see this. It was about particular persons who for a long time, more than a month did not adhere to the quarantine,” he said.
According to the mayor, they lived in the Park, harassing citizens, were in public without masks and gloves. He said that the police approached him with a request to provide transport for Roma to bring them home. “At the meeting, perhaps, some emotional, I here apologize. (…) Why do we, Ukrainians, adhere to the quarantine, and some individuals can not observe the quarantine?” asked Martsinko.
Earlier Martsinko has demanded to take out from the city of Roma in the Transcarpathian region. He stressed that the police at her request granted the bus. “Why not have Packed up and taken?” the mayor asked and added that “we need a second run to do.”
In March, the Minister of infrastructure of Ukraine Vladislav Crickley went into the RAID against the “Gypsy band” at the railway station of Kiev with neo-Nazis from the organization C14. The protesters pasted posters with the inscription “You can Rob the Gypsies”. The results of the RAID it was decided that the radicals will help the police to patrol the station.