Updated at 13:48,15-08-2017

Maidan activists obtain hundreds of soldiers’ shields and helmets

Euroradio

Soldiers have lost about a thousand pieces of equipment since the beginning of clashes in Kiev.

Interior troops press secretary Victoria Kushnir has reported it. The equipment was taken away or destroyed by protesters, lenta.ru notes.

Soldiers have lost about 300 sets of elbow and knee pads, 200 shields, 150 bullet-proof vests and 350 helmets. The sum of the losses is being calculated.

A criminal case has been started in connection with it.

The city has suffered the loss of about 20 million hryvnias in two Euromaidan months, Kiev authorities claimed.