The Governor of Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili posted a link to an article in "the Ukrainian truth" in his Facebook and wrote: "have Already arrived the first 300 people in the next few days waiting for the others".

Earlier, Saakashvili said that the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko gave the order to send up to a thousand people from among national guard soldiers and police ahead of the may 2 anniversary mass death of people in the center of Odessa.

However, the adviser to the interior Minister Zoran Shkiryak said that the order to enter in Odessa additional forces of national guard were not. At the same time he promised that the police will rigidly react to attempts of "Pro-Russian anti-state destructive forces" to destabilize the situation in Odessa. Shkiriak said that the police will be allowed to shoot to kill armed provocateurs.