UPD: This explains it:
Meanwhile… the creeping ‘burshtenova’ (бурштинова, amber) revolution…
Story from TSN. In the Rivne region in the last two days there were several clashes of police with diggers for amber. One of them ended in injuries to seven police officers. But probably not even that surprising ( although, is it possible in this Wonderland is still something to be surprised… Environmental disaster… in the story – the darkness….
Gleb Bobrov one of the stages of collapse of the Ruins are “the Amber of war.” Today they have reached a new level! “Amber war”: because of the beating 10 police opened a “case”.) In the Rivne region has been simmering “war” between police officers and illegal miners of amber. Due Mar 30, clashes between illegal miners and police, during which he ten “legalists” were injured, the investigating authorities of Netpolice opened criminal proceedings. “During working off-site Sarnensky district near the tract “Smietnik” police officers, SBU, Prosecutor’s office and Geleshan found the point of illegal mining of amber. At the time of departure from these places more than a thousand people in balaclavas and camouflage uniforms blocked the way for militiamen fallen trees and resisted,” informs the police of Rivne. An angry mob, according to the police, armed with wooden bats and sticks began throwing stones and shooting at police from an unidentified weapon. In response the security forces used non-lethal weapons, including traumatic guns and armored vehicles, which further angered the miners. As a result of collision ten police officers, five employees of special forces, and the remaining staff of Sarny Department of the police received injuries, the extent of which will be defined by medical examination. Upon deliberate causing to the law enforcement officials beatings and injuries opened criminal proceedings under part 2 of article 345 of the criminal code. Pre-judicial investigation.
The amber miners started to use to defend ourselves from the police ARMOURED vehicles! Yesterday, opposition to them has arrived local GTMU armoured vehicle.
UPD: And this one rounds the story off: