facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Ukrainian governor attacked, escapes out office window

Prus escaped by climbing through a window with a torn suit jacket.
By Aileen Graef   |   July 3, 2014 at 4:13 PM   |   Comments

KHMELNYTSKY, Ukraine, July 3 (UPI) -- Leonid Prus, the Ukrainian governor of Khmelnytsky, was attacked by a mob of angry residents Wednesday who demanded his resignation.

The video shows citizens physically and verbally attacking Prus, who was not helped by police. Prus told the crowd that he was doing his duties, but the residents only chanted louder.

Prus was later seen with his suit jacket nearly torn in half after he escaped the building through a window.

This is one of several violent outburst across the country as pro-Russian forces and the Ukrainian government continue to war with each other.

No final peace agreement has been reached and violence continues throughout the region.

Follow @AileenGraef and @UPI on Twitter.
Contact the Author
© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Amish girls allegedly lured by captors with puppy
2
U.S. files formal complaint with China after 'dangerous' fighter jet incident
3
Ebola fears: Senegal closes border with Guinea
4
Brooklyn Bridge flags returned to U.S. Embassy in Berlin
5
India, Pakistan trade fire; four dead
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback