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Readers Chinese portal Toutiao called it shameful and unreasonable behavior by Ukrainians, rebelled after the evacuation of citizens from Wuhan in the village of New Sanzhary in Poltava region. Comments published under the article about the incident, leads RIA Novosti.
“It is extremely shameful and unreasonable behavior in the face of the epidemic,” wrote one user. “At this point, the hope in their (evacuees — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) hearts was destroyed,” said another. One reader called the participants in the rebellion too severe and urged them not to treat their compatriots.
Previously, the behavior of Ukrainians protested President Vladimir Zelensky. He recorded a video message to the nation, in which he stated that citizens are not just throwing stones at buses with people, it was the remnants of their dignity and honor. The President also promised to punish the guilty in the riot and congratulated evacuated from returning home.
Dozens of Ukrainians arrived from China on 20 February and was placed in Novye Sanzhary to quarantine. Local residents tried to prevent this: blocked roads and fought with police and threw stones at the bus with evacuees. Detained more than 20 people, several security officers were injured. Many in Ukraine called the incident a day of national shame. Residents claim that the unrest was organized by newcomers provocateurs. In the Lviv and Ternopil regions barricades and setting up roadblocks against placement in local hospitals evacuated compatriots.
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