Incident Summary:

02/17/2018: Assailants attacked the staff and facilities at the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Kiev, Ukraine. There were no reported casualties. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Right Sector group.

GTD ID:
201802170006

When:
2018-02-17

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 Russian Center for Science and Culture
Specific Description Center
Nationality of Target Russia
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
Unknown
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
"Ukrainian nationalists attack staff at Russian center of science and culture in Kyiv - Rossotrudnichestvo (Part 2)," Russia & CIS General Newswire, February 17, 2018.
"Neo-Nazis Plan to Set Russian Culture Center in Kiev on Fire Sunday –Russian Envoy to OSCE," Sputnik News Service, February 17, 2018.