Russia says Molotov cocktail thrown at consulate in Ukraine, protests to Ukraine authorities

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By Reuters
Russia says Molotov cocktail thrown at consulate in Ukraine, protests to Ukraine authorities

MOSCOW/KYIV – The Russian foreign ministry said on Friday that someone had thrown a Molotov cocktail at the Russian consulate in Ukraine’s Lviv and that it had formally protested over the attack, which it called “an act of terrorism”.

Russia’s foreign ministry summoned a Ukrainian official and demanded apologies from Ukrainian authorities.

Ukrainian police in Lviv said they had launched an investigation over the incident, which they referred to as “hooliganism”.