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 "No one heard them that day. Did they mumble heroically to themselves?" – Avakov commented on recollections of Zamana and Holomsha

Interior Minister Arsen Avakov denied statements of General Volodymyr Zamana and former Deputy Prosecutor General Mykola Holomsha, who supposedly supported the imposition of martial law in Ukraine during the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) meeting on Feb. 28, 2014.

Censor.NET reports citing Avakov's Twitter.

"I'm reading statements on Crimea by Zamana & other post-factum heroes. They have become so brave. But no one heard them that day. Did they mumble heroically to themselves?" the outraged minister wrote.

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The transcript of the meeting of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) of Feb. 28, 2014 during the Russian occupation of Crimea was made public this week.

According to it, Oleksandr Turchynov, who chaired the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine at that time, was the only supporter of martial law imposition in Ukraine during the NSDC meeting.

Later, Holomsha and Zamana claimed that they also voted for the imposition of martial law. However, the National Security and Defense Council denied their claims.

Read more: Rada unveils transcript of NSDC meeting of Feb. 28, 2014: only Secretary Turchynov voted for martial law imposition. DOCUMENT (in Ukrainian)

 
 
 
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