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Viktor Yushchenko in Donetsk gave an orange egg

July 8 2007

Ukrainian President visit to the citadel of his rival for the last presidential election of Viktor Yushchenko - Donetsk, was surprisingly peaceful.

Local authorities have tried to make the head of state a good impression. Laying flowers at the monument to Shevchenko rehearsed for two days. In the rush job completed reconstruction of the local "Arbat" - Pushkin Boulevard. And most importantly - a truce with community activists who organize pickets. In particular, the Rector of Donetsk National University, Vladimir Shevchenko made an honest word, that his students will not hold protests. They act against illegal building in the campus. July 3, even a fight between them and the working developer. In exchange for peace during Yushchenko's visit Governor Donbass Vladimir Logvinenko pledged their participation in conflict resolution. Indeed, the eve of the arrival of heads of state building was quiet, began to export technology.

Without provocation, of course, failed. On the way from the airport around ten women tried to block the way the presidential motorcade, but the protection of the president threw people on the sidewalk. The second scandal was trying to make a "Donetsk Republic" - founded in 2004 by a radical organization that advocates for the independence of the Donetsk-Krivoy Rog region and does not recognize Yushchenko president. But its activists blocked the central square, said , "The newspaper in Ukrainian" .

The rest of Viktor Yushchenko everywhere waited a warm note. The exhibition of products around the complex "Expodonbass" the president did not allow him to buy a vending product, immediately giving an orange egg painting on silk, braided bread bins, a samovar roamed in the machine guard. In gratitude, the president kissed the hand of an elderly woman who gave him a towel.

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