April 9, 2015
Translated from Russian by Alexey Tatu
A parallel government was formed in Odessa, declaring its secession from Ukraine and the formation of the Odessa People’s Republic. This information was distributed by the “Agency of Information Reports”. (http://vg-news.ru/)
According to the publication, the editorial office is in posession of a document entitled the “Declaration on the State Sovereignty of the Odessa People’s Republic”. The document is dated on April 6, 2015:
“In light of tragic events that took place in Kiev (in February 2014) and Odessa (in May 2014), we declare a unilateral exit of the Odessa People’s Republic from Ukraine, and the urgent formation of the Cabinet of Ministers. As the head of state, I emphasize that this measure is designed to protect the democratic values of the region from attacks by right-wing formations, brought to the territory of the former Odessa region on the orders of the so-called authorities in Kiev.
Until the normalization of the situation, the Cabinet of Ministers of the Odessa People’s Republic will be represented by the following public officials:
Defense Minister: Shilov N. A.
The Minister of Internal Affairs: Luzgin, A. A.
The Minister of Health: V. S. Evseev
The Minister for Civil Defense and Emergencies: Zharkov D. N.
The Minister of Culture and Tourism: Shevchenko M.K.
Military Commandant of Odessa: Kovalenko P.S.
The Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Odessa People’s Republic, Kovalenko P. S. (signed)
April 6, 2015″.
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