DONETSK (QHA) -

Ukrainian tycoon Rinat Akhmetov strongly condemns the actions of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic’s (DPR) authorities. He called all employees to hold warning protest tomorrow at the place of their work, Rinat Akhmetov’s press service states, Chanel 24 reports.

“Tell me, does anyone know any representative of this “DPR”? Walking with assault rifles in the cities of Donbas is defending the rights of the citizens against central government? Looting in the cities and kidnapping civilians is a fight of our regions for the better future? No! This is a fight against our people. This is a fight against Donbas! This is a genocide of Donbas!” he emphasized.

Akhmetov called civilians to fight against armed people.

“Therefore, I call all employees to hold a warning protest at the place of their work. And this protests with start tomorrow with the sound of whistle which would sound at all enterprises of Donbas,” he addressed.

Businessman added that the action will be held daily until peace reigns in Donbas. He also called drivers to join the action.

Note: Rinat Akhmetov is a Ukrainian businessman and oligarch. He is the founder and President of System Capital Management (SCM), and is ranked among the wealthiest men in Ukraine. As of April 2014, he was listed as the 101st richest man in the world with an estimated net worth of US 11.6 billion. Akhmetov is also the owner and President of the Ukrainian football club Shakhtar Donetsk.

QHA