He suggested that the protests I was then the head of AP Levochkin with Firtash businessman.
The former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych said that did not give the orders to disperse the protests in the winter of 2013 and accused their former environment in the intrigues against him.
This is stated in his interview with Der Spiegel published on February 26.
First, on the question of the correspondent Christian Neef about the events on the night of 30 November 2013, when security forces beat students, Yanukovych answered the accusation against the “radicals” who were provoking the police.
But then he suggested that the protests I was then the head of his administration Sergey Levochkin together with businessman Dmitry Firtash, who behind his back became Directors of the Maidan. He says Yanukovych learned about the bloody clashes only the next morning during a game of tennis, while Lyovochkin did not answer phone calls.
Yanukovych also reiterated that he had not abandoned his post. “I was in Ukraine, I just cut off from the media, blocked and chased me across the country,” he says.
The former President said that during his escape to the Crimea from Donetsk, near Melitopol at him as if expecting hundreds of militants with heavy weapons, which should have stopped his motorcade and “shoot them all”. However, it seems to be warned.
According to official data of the Ukrainian authorities, law enforcement authorities were unable to trace the whereabouts of the President-the fugitive.
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