"The Ministry of foreign Affairs sent a note the MFA of Ukraine, which brought to the attention of the Ukrainian authorities to the provocative antics of extremists", — said Zakharov.
According to her, the actions of the activists were encouraged and sometimes directed by the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada. Zakharov said that this demonstrates planned character of such provocations, reports "Russia 24".
"We are especially indignant at the desecration ripped from the flagpole in front of the Consulate General of Russia in Lviv national flag of Russia, which dared MP — I have to say the word "Lord", but here it somehow does not fit — Parasyuk," — said Zakharov.
9 March, Ukrainian MP Vladimir Parasyuk tore the Russian flag from the building of Consulate General of Russia in Lviv. After that, he carried the flag protesters, where it broke into pieces and burned.
In Kiev, the Russian Embassy protesters in support of the Ukrainian pilots Hope Savchenko threw stones and bottles with green paint, and in Odessa the protesters pelted the Consulate with eggs and had a skirmish with the police.