In Makeevka in the Donetsk region passed the funeral of the Deputy head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND) Maxim Petrukhin, had been shot on 7 June in the center of Donetsk, reports journalist Last news From the event.
Petrukhin was elected representative of the people of the Supreme Council (Parliament DND) and assistant his head Denis Pushilin. A car that was driving Petrukhin on the way to the house of the Donetsk regional state administration, unidentified shot at 17. 30 local time (18. 30 GMT) at the Central city Pushkin Boulevard.
Pushilin called the murder " politically motivated ".
Petrukhina was 27 years old. He worked as a private entrepreneur, was married, he had a four year old girl.
at the funeral at the burial sites of the " downtown " was attended by About 100 people, and among them the parents of Maxim, his younger brother and myself Denis Pushilin. In tombstone speech he said He believed Petrukhin his friend and that now " we have to bring our business to the end ".
The militiamen paid tribute to the memory Petrukhina triple shot in the air.
The Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine started preliminary investigation on the murder of Maxim Petrukhin.
in Ukraine on 22 February, there was a coup d'etat. The Verkhovna Rada dismissed from brand of the Board of the head of state Viktor Yanukovych, changed the Constitution and appointed elections of the head of the country on may 25. A number of areas in the South-East of the state is not recognized the legitimacy of the new Kiev authorities. In Donetsk and Lugansk regions eleven may have held referendums On the status of areas. About 90% of the participants voted for independence. The self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk people's Republic started to create their own authorities and law enforcement bodies.
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. In the Russian capital this special operation, which has already led to numerous victims, called punitive and campaigning Kiev immediately to stop her. 3 June Russia was presented in the UN security Council a draft decision With a call to stop the violence in the East of Ukraine and to allow civilians to leave the territory of the fighting. About that, how is the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine.
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