Taruta said that he was unable to prevent the occupation of Donetsk from-for absence of authority

Тарута заявил, что не смог помешать оккупации Донецка из-за отсутствия полномочий

Serhiy Taruta, archive photo

The former head of Donetsk regional state administration, people’s Deputy of Ukraine (faction) Sergey Taruta declares that he could not prevent the capture of the Donetsk fighters “DNR” in the summer of 2014, since then did not have the necessary permissions. He said this on air of TV channel “112 Ukraine”.

As you know, retreated from Slavyansk on July 5, 2014, a convoy of militants came to Donetsk, after which the city gradually came under the full control of illegal armed groups.

“Donetsk, in the first place, was to save Poroshenko, because Donetsk is huge and when I ran a huge column, which ran six hours from Slavyansk, there are no… had not the strength and I had no authority,” – said Taruta.

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The ex-head of Donetsk regional state administration noted that he was given the opportunity to defend Mariupol thanks to legitimate criticism of the government’s actions in the ATO.

“I would have saved not only Donetsk, but Donetsk region and the whole of this war, if I was given the opportunity. Because in a totally different way you had to act”, – said Taruta.

Тарута заявил, что не смог помешать оккупации Донецка из-за отсутствия полномочий
Тарута заявил, что не смог помешать оккупации Донецка из-за отсутствия полномочий

Тарута заявил, что не смог помешать оккупации Донецка из-за отсутствия полномочий

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