Parubiy: Separatists want to elect a president of South-East Ukraine

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imagesWith Russian support, separatists intend to elect a president of Ukraine’s south-eastern regions by the end of April. This was told by National Security Council Secretary Andriy Parubiy during a press conference.

“Elections of the president of the republic of South-East Republic, as a parallel authority, is planned by end of April, under the concept that the South-East wants to join Russia,” said Parubiy.

According to Parubiy, intensification of separatist sentiments in South-Eastern Ukraine is predicted to happen on May 1 and 9 [Labor Day and Victory Day – ed]. In addition, Parubiy reported that Russian provocateurs now continue working at village and town councils, convincing them about the need for referendums and joining Russia.

Source: http://tyzhden.ua/News/106581

Translated by Russia, hands off Ukraine; edited by Alya Shandra

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