In an interview with “Kommersant.Power” one of active participants of the war in the Donbass Igor Girkin (Shooters) complained that financial aid to the breakaway republics recently declined sharply.
According to him, the volume of humanitarian assistance given by movement “new Russia” in the separatist regions of Ukraine, has decreased in recent years to about 9 times so, over the summer Strelkov was able to send only 4 trucks. In his opinion, due to the fact that television has ceased to pay attention to the war, because of what people think “is a matter for the world.”
In addition, entrepreneurs who had helped Small, now, because of the crisis, “I can’t afford it”: he specifically said that we are not talking about large and medium-sized businesses.
Thus, according to Strelkova, the “new Russia” there are few levers to influence the situation in the breakaway republics, although there is now a movement and trying to help their residents against whom there are current local authorities. As an example, he cited the fate of the Deputy Director of Donetsk Electromechanical plant safety Evgeny Brazhnikov. DNR authorities arrested him as a “subversive SBU”, however, according to Strelkova, Brazhnikov just opened a scheme in which plant equipment illegally exported to Russia.
Read about the contradictions of the Girkin and the Kremlin.
Failed and another project is small, “Committee on 25 January,” which left a number of its creators, including Eduard Limonov: the press Secretary of the party Alexander Averin said that the national Bolsheviks were not satisfied with the format of “Committee”, in which Gunmen planned to include not only similar in ideology of the movement but also representatives of other political forces.
In the end, for “Committee” simply do not have enough money, and he, according to Strelkova, it remains “state of the cell”.