This morning in Lugansk, the government quarter with the support of armored vehicles were cordoned off by armed men without any insignia. The incident was the result of a conflict between the head LNR Igor Carpentry and the ex-head of Ministry of internal Affairs of Republic Igor Cornet, who last night was dismissed due to the excitation on it criminal case. In Lugansk not working TV and a radio communication failure.
Ironically, the coup attempt coincided with the fourth anniversary of the beginning of “Euromaidan”.
Armed men appeared at the administrative buildings this morning. According to them, they participated in the exercises by order of the government of the Republic. However, the head LNR Igor Carpenter denied this and ordered the unknown to leave town, but his orders were ignored. Some soldiers without insignia did not hide the purpose of his stay in the city. So, a militiaman under the Callsign “Konkin” required to judge Carpenter for his crimes against the Republic.
Local residents told the correspondent of “MK” that the city turned off the television and radio, some houses were also under the cordon. Besides, there are constant interruptions from mobile phones.
“In Lugansk people are not released from the entrances. From the house can not go out and come”, – said Vladimir Medvedev.
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“Lugansk was captivated by military unmarked”
About three in the afternoon with an official statement made by ousted interior Minister Igor cornet. According to him, information on his resignation is false. Moreover, he gave Igor Plotnitsky evidence against several of his subordinates in staging the coup attempt in September 2016, which resulted in the murder of former Prime Minister of the Republic Gennady Tsepkalo, a Deputy commander of the office of the people’s militia Vitaly Kiselyov, was sentenced to a long prison sentence.
We are talking about the head of Administration of the head of LC Irina Tasman and the chief of the government security Department LC Eugeny Seliverstov.
In addition, cornette has accused the Director of the state tele-radio company LC Anastasia Shurchaeva in the work of Ukrainian intelligence agencies. The former head of the Republican interior Ministry said that once the Department has received irrefutable evidence of the guilt of these persons, a number of key employees of the interior Ministry was discredited and fired. The alleged head of the LC was the evidence of “treason”, after which he ordered their arrest.
However, an hour later Igor Carpenter denied the words of the Cornet, made an official statement published on the website of the President. Carpenter has ruled out the guilt of their subordinates in staging the coup in September 2016. He noted that now, indeed, under investigation, but a completely different process (apparently, we are talking about the criminal case against the Cornet).
Chapter LNR said that attempts by the MVD to challenge the court’s decision to dismiss Cornet with positions already crossed all limits. According to Carpenter, the Republic’s authorities have the situation under control and soon it will be completely solved. By the way, cornet in his address also said that it controlled, the office controls the situation in Lugansk. Who will prevail — the staff of the Ministry of interior or security forces, controlled by the head of the Republic will become clear in the near future.