The head of the Donetsk national Republic Alexander Zakharchenko denied message on the appointment of the ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovich, one of his advisers in the country.
"The order appointing Viktor Yanukovych's my point - all this big fancy Pro-Ukrainian media... I will say this: I think this man is a traitor, because the person we went with 2004, we voted for him and against all others, he betrayed everyone. I traitors advisors are not appointed, "said Zakharchenko, quoted by RIA" Novosti ". Before in the part of the Ukrainian mass-media there were messages that Zakharchenko was appointed Yanukovych for the post. As reported by the print edition OPINION, Viktor Yanukovych for the first time after the beginning of the conflict in the East of Ukraine gave an interview to the foreign media - British broadcasting company BBC. The former Ukrainian leader told his point of view on events happening in the Donbass, and denied the accusations put forward in his address fresh power. Yanukovych also expressed gratitude to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, who, in his own words, literally saved his life by helping to travel abroad. However, the editors of the British broadcasting company BBC has excluded from the English version of the interview Yanukovych's words about the fact that 90% of Crimeans voted for reunification with Russia. The Corporation said that the broadcast had been given "the most important phrase" policy.