"We are in a very complicated information pit. The Russian TVchannels film every our step, every action. Then they show variousepisodes on television, edited and interpreted for their ownbenefit," Romanov said.
He alsosaid that the question of the evacuation of children came up to theedge and their move to the Kharkiv region was in agreement with theDonetsk Regional Administration. However, the militants prevented the evacuation. They called thedoctor for a "conversation with the commandant" and declared thatthey are at war with Ukraine, so they will not let the children goto the territory of the enemy. Romanov was threatened that if hetries to take the children, then he will punished according to the"martial law".
Themilitants were going to take the children to the Rostov region ofRussia, but the orphanage staff prevented this. There are childrenwith disabilities at the orphanage. Taking in consideration thecheckpoints and border controls, a trip to Russia would take atleast 10 hours, and each child must be transported byhands.
Thepayments are not currently made in the city because the Treasury iscaptured. The food is supplied to the institution indebt.