Mayor of Kharkiv Volodymyr Shumylkyn made a statement about possible attmpt upon his life. As UNIAN informs, he said, ‘Because of the points of view expressed by me and the deputies of the city council I received information about possible attempt upon my life’. The mayor made such statement during the special congress of Kharkiv deputies of all levels ‘For Peace and Unity of Ukraine’.
Volodymyr Shumylkyn negatively evaluated the actions of some deputies of the regional council as well as Yevgen Kushnaryov and resolution of the congress in Siverodonetsk. According to him, first steps towards separation of Ukraine have been made.