The head of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Acting President Alexander Turchinov is now in command paragraph under Slavonic and coordinates the actions of the military departments, informs the press service of the Parliament.
Turchynov on Wednesday arrived in the Eastern regions of the country where the security forces are conducting a special operation against supporters of independence of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. However, the specific place of his stay is not called.
" Oleksandr Turchynov today left for Donetsk region at the command paragraph under Slavonic for coordination of military departments involved in the counter-terrorist operation ", - is informed in the report. On the way at some of the Kharkiv military sites were inspected military equipment. For example, APC " Watch "that are supposed to adopt the National guard and military power of Ukraine.
yesterday Turchynov told his Secretary of Council of national security and defence (NSDC) to consider the introduction of a military situation in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions. This was explained by the necessity of " cessation of the armed conflict on the square of Ukraine, prevent mass death of peaceful inhabitants and soldiers and workers of the police organization, to ensure stabilization and restoration of normal life in the regions of the country."
Since mid-April, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine a special operation to suppress the protest movement, which emerged as a reaction to the replacement of the authorities, which have occurred in the country on 22 February after several days of clashes in the centre of Kiev and had evidence of coup d'etat. Active hostilities were stopped at some time during the 25 may presidential elections. However, on 26 may, they resumed. In the Russian capital this special operation, which has already resulted in dozens of casualties and wounded, called punitive and campaigning Kiev immediately to stop her.