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Rape of Iryna Krashkova

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The rape of Iryna Krashkova, a 29-year-old woman, on 26 June 2013 by three men in the urban-type settlement of Vradiivka became a cause célèbre in Ukraine when anger at police for not arresting one of the suspects led to angry protests and the storming of the district police department on 1 July 2013.[1]

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Rape of Iryna Krashkova
Crowd near the Vradiivka Raion police department on 2 July 2013
Date30 June - 3 July 2013
Caused byPolice brutality, refusal to bring to justice
Methodspicketing, unarmed mob assault on militsiya office
Resulted inwave of protests across the country, two main suspects were sentenced to jail eventually
Parties to the civil conflict
local residents
local militsiya
Berkut detachment
government officials

The protests occurred alongside another political protests that were taken place in Ukraine under the motto Rise up, Ukraine!.