According to Vlasenko, the new state should have stretched from Odessa to Kharkiv region, occupying the entire south-east of present-day Ukraine.
The capital of New Russia was supposed to be in Kharkov. But this was not allowed. Although in those areas there was a long preparation, they were imported weapon, "titushki", was conducted psychological and ideological preparation for the seizure of these areas- noted the battalion commander.
He added that at the second stage, the militia intended to force the Dnieper and seize Kiev.
We, with our weak army - scattered, lightly guided - managed to stop it- said Vlasenko.
In June, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the project to create Novorossia was buried thanks to the Ukrainian army.
Very well restored, born to the Armed Forces of Ukraine do not give any opportunity, no hope [to the Donbas militia] for any progress on the further territory of Ukraine- he said, transfers "Lenta.ru"