KIEV May 3 Ukraine's security service said on
Saturday illegal military groups from Moldova's breakaway region
of Transdniestria and Russian groups worked together to foment
unrest in the southern port city of Odessa.
"The unrest, which occurred on May 2 in Odessa and led to
clashes and many casualties, was due to foreign interference," a
spokeswoman for the SBU security service told a news conference.
She said former top officials, once part of ousted Ukrainian
President Viktor Yanukovich's inner circle, had financed
"saboteurs" to foment the unrest, blaming Serhiy Arbuzov and
Oleksander Klymenko, who were now "hiding in a neighbouring
(Reporting by Natalia Zinets; Writing by Elizabeth Piper;
Editing by Louise Ireland)