In Odessa Authorized opposition only occasionally appear on the streets because they are afraid of attacks by nationalists and security forces, the journalist writes German magazine Telepolis Ulrich Hayden.
The situation in Odessa remains restless. In the end, the travelers do not go to Odessa, and local beaches are empty, reports RT." Even not so long ago appointed Governor of Odessa Mikhail Saakashvili feels safe, " said Hayden. Opposition and critical To power the correspondents live in fear, says Hayden. For example, the SBU "invited to interview" playwright Vsevolod Nepogodin after he wrote in the 1st of his texts that " the violator of international law and adventurer Saakashvili may provoke a conflict with Transnistria ", and then " flee to the United States." Over the last week also suffered the Internet portal "Timer" configured critically in relation To Kiev. The Ukrainian intelligence service confiscated the equipment and flash cards with passwords.
in addition, was made the detention of the journalist Artyom Busily and 2 of his colleagues on charges of " separatism ". According to Hayden, all three participated in the rally of the movement " people's Council of Bessarabia ", in the Manifesto which declared that if Ukraine were to join NATO, Bessarabia needs to obtain cultural autonomy. At the same time in Odessa region are terrorist acts, for example, Against the branches of the Bank owned by oligarch Igor Kolomoisky, and Against the Ukrainian nationalist organizations. According to the Ukrainian Prosecutor's office, now in Odessa 31 filed case under the criminal code in connection with " destabilize the situation ", and among them, 18 attacks, 23 cases " of separatism, terrorism and violations of public order ", only caught 50 of the opposition. Remember, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko promised in conjunction with the new Odessa Governor Mikhail Saakashvili to "restore order" in the field. At the end of may, Poroshenko has granted former President of Georgia Ukrainian citizenship and legally said of his appointment Odessa Governor. In the Parliament of Georgia has called the appointment of Saakashvili Governor of Odessa region by a mistake of the Ukrainian authorities. At home, Saakashvili declared wanted. The accusations against him in several criminal cases, as well as among them of embezzlement 5 Mendeleev public funds for personal needs. In February, the Chief Prosecutor's office of Georgia appealed To the Ukrainian colleagues with the request for extradition of Saakashvili, but was refused.