Incident Summary:

02/18/2014: Assailants set fire to the Trade Unions House in Kiev city, Kiev municipality, Ukraine. There were no reports of casualties in the attack, but the building was damaged. No group claimed responsibility for the attack; however, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry attributed the incident to the Right Sector.

GTD ID:
201402180014

When:
2014-02-18

Country:
Ukraine

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kiev

City:
Kiev

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Trade Unions Building
Specific Description Protest Headquarters
Nationality of Target Ukraine
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Right Sector No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Right Sector responsible for Trade Unions House arson - interior ministry," Interfax, February 19, 2014.