A militia commander Slavyansk Igor Strelkov denied unverified information about the execution of the former people's mayor Vyacheslav Ponomarev.
in the people's militia Slavyansk told that the move Ponomarev was by decision Strelkova. And commented that " the humanitarian aid, which came to the town, to the soldiers And the civilian population is not reached, the men in positions nothing happened there, and the Executive Committee was fed as in the restaurant ", RIA " Novosti ". This Shooters refuted data as if the execution Ponomarev, which appeared on the part of the Ukrainian sites." In an investigatory insulator And can sit there, as long as I don't know what to do with it. He is in custody, but quite benign - can walk around the yard of the police Department, where is ", - quotes Strelkova press service DND. Remember, 12 June in Slavyansk was appointed as the new " people's Governor " of the city, which was Vladimir Pavlenko. First came the opposite message about the life of former mayor Vyacheslav Ponomarev. News Agency referring to the authorized militia reported on his arrest, but the press service of the Donetsk national Republic was called the data lies. Later in social networks on behalf Strelkova told that Ponomarev dismissed, and the authorities DND confirmed the detention. In may Ukrainian media, citing " Donetsk law enforcers stated that Ponomarev detained at the direction Strelkova. But then it turned out that only Shooters Principality to the personal protection of the mayor And left Ponomarev solution only economic, not military objectives. Igor Strelkov known as champion of discipline in the ranks of the militia. He ordered to shoot commanders 2 offices for looting. He also expressed the founder of the penal battalion, which are sent to dig trenches on the front, under enemy fire. Militia Slavyansk already sent by Deputy Prosecutor of the city.