The Interior Ministry disowned the "thug"
Artem Shevchenko, the spokesman for the Interior Ministry in his facebook named the armed man on the video.
"To finally remove all insinuation on that one person in sweatpants and camouflage jacket with weapons. That particular person is NOT the Interior Ministry employee, his name is Yovbak Mykola. He is a hunter, born in 1972, has a legally registered hunting rifle "Fort 205", the permit is valid until 2017," - he writes.
And he adds: "Driving by the armed police officers after the shootout, he stopped on his own initiative and joined the policemen. At this time, he was captured on video. Later, the policemen ordered him to hide the weapons and leave the scene."