Police find grenades, 'Molotov cocktails,' smoke bombs in tent city near Rada

The police seized nine RGD-5 grenades, 'Molotov cocktails,' and five smoke bombs during investigative actions in the tent city near the Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian National Police said in a report posted on its website on Saturday.

"All physical evidence was taken and sent for a forensic evaluation," the report said.

The Ukrainian interior minister's adviser Zorian Shkiriak said on Facebook that 101 people had been detained or summoned for questionings.

More than 100 people, who resisted police, have now been taken to police stations.

A criminal case has been opened based on Article 345 of the Ukrainian Criminal Code (threat or violence against an authority).