Appointed by Kiev, the head of Donetsk region Alexander Kikhtenko dismissed with a private office, the new Governor appointed head of the anti-corruption Department of the Prosecutor General Pavel Zhebrivsky, said Advisor to the Minister of information policy Alexander Briginets.
"Kikhtenko as the Governor was a big supporter of cooperation with OCD (the occupied part of Donbass). Today, the President of Ukraine Petro) Poroshenko has deprived the workplace, " wrote Briginets on Facebook.
"Zhebrivsky held volunteer military way in the region, will act tough and Pro-Ukrainian, and the Russian", he added. Press Secretary of the Moscow Prosecutor's office Alena Yakhno agreed that the Zhebrivsky changes the position, says the journalist. Net. First Ukrainian media said that the Governor of the Donetsk regional state administration Alexander Kikhtenko in the near future will be dismissed "because of his too liberal positions" in relation to residents beyond the control of Kiev territories. Before Kikhtenko said that about 80% of industrial plants within, which is controlled by the militia of Donbass, continue to pay taxes to the budget of Ukraine, if Kiev will abandon economic cooperation, " the system will collapse ". Above the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the Donetsk oblast Governor Alexander Kikhtenko will be held responsible for delays in the construction of defensive structures in the Donbas. On 12 may, the Ukrainian leader announced Kikhtenko reprimanded for the improper performance of actions for building the fortification of defensive fortifications in their respective constituencies. June 5, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has made the initiative to dismiss the head of the Donetsk region.