During the rally of supporters of independence of Donetsk national Republic residents of Mariupol voted for resignation of the current mayor Yuriy Khotlubey and have elected mayor Alexander Fomenko.
Participation the meeting was attended several hundred supporters DND. During the action the participants collected signatures for the resignation of the mayor. The protesters were holding posters: " Peace for Children ", " Children's right to life ", " the Voice of Donbass " and others, RIA " news " referring to " the Ukrainian truth ". During the rally organizers with improvised scenes discussed the actions of the mayor, which cause their nedovolstvo, and made a proposal to entrust the management of the city folk mayor planned for September elections. Activists supported this proposal, saying that do not have any claims to the nominated candidate and was elected mayor of the Fomenko - former head of the municipal enterprise " Alians GIS ". We emphasize that may 29, stated that received an ultimatum from the Donetsk national Republic the Mayor of Mariupol Yuriy khotlubey was placed to the hospital. Remember, the Ukrainian authorities have launched a large-scale punitive operation in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, proclaimed the independence after the referendum. Security forces are actively using heavy artillery and combat aircraft. Mentions numerous victims among the peaceful residents and the destruction of houses and infrastructure.