“The decision will not interfere with my work and is unlikely to change anything radically,” Pushilin said.
“They killed two of my bodyguards, blew up my car and staged a shootout in the center of the city even without that decision. Honestly, I do not know why they did that only now,” Pushilin went on to say.
Pushilin told ITAR-TASS that unidentified persons had blown up his car 100 meters off the Donetsk regional administration building on June 12. The car of Pushilin’s aide Maxim Petrukhin, a deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the Donetsk People’s Republic, was gunned down on June 7. The republic’s leadership described the attacks as terrorist acts.
Pushilin who was in the administration’s building during the attack on his car believes that the incident, in all probability, could have been orchestrated by ‘Kiev’s agents’.