Igor Strelkov (Hirkin) is one of ideologist of the so-called Novorossiya [New Russia]. He believes that assistant of Vladimir Putin Vladislav Surkov is guilty of prolonged war in Donbas.
He also blames the Kremlin oh his removal from leadership in self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic.
Igor Strelkov said this in his interview for Serbian newspaper ‘Pechat’.
According to Hirkin, Vladislav Surkov is a moderator of current situation in Donbas. ‘We have ongoing war which gradually turns Donbas into scorched desert. This, of course, is his fault because he led the negotiation process’, – Strelkov said.
Meanwhile, the ideologist of Novorossiya firmly believes that Vladislav Surkov deliberately sabotages orders of president Putin and puts Novorossiya under attack.
Also Hirkin-Strelkov accused the Kremlin of his removal from leadership of DNR and once again confirmed Russian involvement in war in Donbas.
‘I can’t say I went [from position] voluntarily, I was threatened that they would cease supplies from Russia and it’s impossible to fight without supplies’.